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 Green Cloth.Green Dragoons (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Green Dogs.
 
Any extinct race, like that of the Dodo. Brederode said to Count Louis: “I would the whole race of bishops and cardinals was extinct, like that of green dogs.” (Motley Dutch Republic, part ii. 5.)   1
 


 Green Cloth.Green Dragoons (The). 

 
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