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 Gotham.Gothic Architecture 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gothamites (3 syl.).
 
American cockneys. New York is called satirically Gotham.   1
        “Such things as would strike … a stranger in our beloved Gotham, and places to which our regular Gothamites (American cockneys) are wont to repair.”—Fraser’s Magazine: Sketches of American Society.
 


 Gotham.Gothic Architecture 

 
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