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 Whitewashed.Whitsunday. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Whit-leather.
 
The skin of a horse cured and whitened for whip-thongs, hedging-gloves, and so on.   1
       
“Thy gerdill made of whitlether whange …
Is turned now to velvet.”
       
MS. Lansd., 241.
 


 Whitewashed.Whitsunday. 

 
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