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 Drowning Men.Drub, Drubbing. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
or Trows. A sort of fairy race, residing in hills and caverns. They are curious artificers in iron and precious metals. (Zetland superstition.)   1
        “I hung about thy neck that gifted chain, which all in our isles know was wrought by no earthly artist, but by the Drows in the secret recesses of their caverns.”—Scott: The Pirate, chap. x.

 Drowning Men.Drub, Drubbing. 


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