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 Spade.Spa’fiel’ds (London). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Spadish Language (In).
 
In plain English without euphuism, calling a spade a “spade.”   1
        “Had I attempted to express my opinions in full ‘Spadish’ language I should have had to say many harder things.”—Fra Olla.
 


 Spade.Spa’fiel’ds (London). 

 
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