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 German Comb.Gerryman’der (g hard). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
German Silver
 
is not silver at all, but white copper, or copper, zinc, and nickel mixed together. It was first made in Europe at Hildberg-hausen, in Germany, but had been used by the Chinese time out of mind.   1
 


 German Comb.Gerryman’der (g hard). 

 
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