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 Singing-Bread,Singing Tree. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Singing Chambermaids,
 
in theatrical parlance, mean those smart young light comedy actresses who perform chambermaids and are good singers.   1
 


 Singing-Bread,Singing Tree. 

 
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