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 Cain’ites (2 syl.).Caius (Dr.) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cairds
 
or Jockeys. Gipsy tribes. Halliwell tells us “Caird” in Northumberland=tinker, and gipsies are great menders of pots and pans. (Irish, ceard, a tinker; Welsh, cerdd, art or craft.)   1
       
“Donald Caird’s come again.” Popular Song.
 


 Cain’ites (2 syl.).Caius (Dr.) 

 
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