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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tongue of the Trump (The).
 
The spokesman or leader of a party. The trump means a Jew’s harp, which is vocalised by the tongue.   1
       
“The tongue of the trump to them a.”
       
Burns.
 


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