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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Penny Gaff (A).
 
A theatre the admission to which is one penny. Properly a gaff is a ring for cockfighting, a sensational amusement which has been made to yield to sensational dramas of the Richardson type. (Irish, gaf, a hook.)   1
 


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