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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Queenstown (Ireland),
 
formerly called the Cove of Cork. The name was changed in 1850, out of compliment to Queen Victoria, when she visited Ireland with her husband, and created her eldest son Earl of Dublin.   1
 


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