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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Doll Money.
 
A lady of Duxford left a sum of money to be given away annually in the parish, and to be called Doll Money. Doll is a corruption of dole, Saxon dál (a share distributed).   1
 


 Dole-fish.Dollar. 

 
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