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 Highwaymen.Hil’debrand (Meister). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hil’ary Term,
 
in the Law Courts, begins on Plough Monday (q.v.) and ends the Wednesday before Easter. It is so called in honour of St. Hilary, whose day is January 14.   1
 


 Highwaymen.Hil’debrand (Meister). 

 
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