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 Tammany (St.).Tammuz. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tammany Ring.
 
A cabal or powerful organisation of unprincipled officials, who enriched themselves by plundering the people. So called from Tammany Hall, the head-quarters of the high officials of the U.S., whose nefarious practices were exposed in 1871   1
 


 Tammany (St.).Tammuz. 

 
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