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 Proper Names used as Common Nouns.Prophesy upon Velvet (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Property Plot (The),
 
in theatrical language, means a list of all the “properties” or articles which will be required in the play produced. Such as the bell, when Macbeth says, “The bell invites me;” the knock, when it is said, “Heard you that knocking?” tables, chairs, banquets, tankards, etc, etc.   1
 


 Proper Names used as Common Nouns.Prophesy upon Velvet (To). 

 
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