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 Pigskin (A).Pigeon (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pigtails (The).
 
The Chinese; so called because the Tartar tonsure and braided queue are very general.   1
        “We laid away telling one another of the pigtails till we both dropped off to sleep.”—Tales about the Chinese.
 


 Pigskin (A).Pigeon (To). 

 
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