Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Tumbledown Dick.

 Tulip Mania.Tun. 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tumbledown Dick.
 
Anything that will not stand firmly. Dick is Richard, the Protector’s son, who was but a tottering wall at best.   1
 


 Tulip Mania.Tun. 

 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors