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 Surfeit Water.Surloin of Beef. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Surgeon
 
is the Greek form of the Latin word manufacturer. The former is cheir-ergein (to work with the hand), and the latter manu-facere (to do or make with the hand).   1
 


 Surfeit Water.Surloin of Beef. 

 
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