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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Whitehall (London)
 
obtained its name from the white and fresh appearance of the front, compared with the ancient buildings in York Place. (Brayley: Londoniana.) (See WHITE HOUSE.)   1
 


 Whiteboys.Whitewashed. 

 
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