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 Tun.Tune the Old Cow Died of (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tunding.
 
A thrashing with ashen sticks given to a school-fellow by one of the monitors or “præfects” of Winchester school, for breach of discipline. (Latin tundo, to beat or bruise.)   1
 


 Tun.Tune the Old Cow Died of (The). 

 
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