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 Numan’cia.Number One. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Number Nip.
 
The gnome king of the Giant Mountains. (Musæus: Popular Tales.)   1
        “She was like one of those portly dowagers in Number Nip’s society of metamorphose and turnips.”—Le Fanu: The House in the Churchyard, p. 132.
 


 Numan’cia.Number One. 

 
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