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 Alias.Alibi Clock (An), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Alibi (elsewhere).
 
A plea of having been at another place at the time that an offence is alleged to have been committed.   1
        “Never mind the character, and stick to the alley bi. Nothing like an alley bi, Sammy, nothing.”—Dickens: Pickwick Papers.
 


 Alias.Alibi Clock (An), 

 
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