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 Skinfaxi,Skinners. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Skinflint.
 
A pinch-farthing; a niggard. In the French, “pince-maille.” Maille is an old copper coin.   1
 


 Skinfaxi,Skinners. 

 
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