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 Welsh Mortgage (A).Welsh’er. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Welsh Rabbit.
 
Cheese melted and spread over buttered toast. The word rabbit is a corruption of rare-bit.   1
       
“The Welshman he loved toasted cheese,
Which made his month like a mouse-trap.”
       
When Good King Arthur Ruled the Land.
 


 Welsh Mortgage (A).Welsh’er. 

 
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