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 Gombo.Gone ’Coon (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gondola.
 
A Venetian boat.   1
        “Venice, in her purple prime … . when the famous law was passed making all gondolas black, that the nobles should not squander fortunes upon them.”—Curtis: Potiphar Papers, i. p. 31.
 


 Gombo.Gone ’Coon (A). 

 
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