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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gombeen Man (The).
 
A tallyman; a village usurer; a money-lender. The word is of Irish extraction.   1
        “They suppose that the tenants can have no other supply of capital than from the gombeen man.”—Egmont Hake: Free Trade in Capital, p. 375.
 


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