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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Shropshire.
 
A contraction of Shrewsbury-shire, the Saxon Scrobbesburh (shrub-borough), corrupted by the Normans into Sloppes-burie, whence our Salop.   1
 


 Shrimp.Shrovetide Cocks. 

 
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