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 Softly.Soho! 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Softy.
 
A soft, simple person.   1
        “She were but a softy after all.”—Mrs. Gaskell: Sylvia’s Lovers, chap. xv.
 


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