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 Nip in the Bud.Nipperkin (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Nip-cheese or Nip-farthing.
 
A miser, who nips or pinches closely his cheese and farthings. (Dutch, nippen.)   1
 


 Nip in the Bud.Nipperkin (A). 

 
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