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 Hick’athrift (Tom or Jack).Hidal’go. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hick’ory.
 
Old Hickory. General Andrew Jackson. Parton says he was first called “Tough,” from his pedestrian powers; then “Tough as hickory;” and lastly, “Old Hickory.”   1
 


 Hick’athrift (Tom or Jack).Hidal’go. 

 
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