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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jack Out of Office.
 
One no longer in office.   1
       
“I am left out; for me nothing remains.
But long I will not be Jack-out-of-office”
       
Shakespeare: 1 Henry VI., i. 1.
 


 Jack o’ the Bowl.Jack the Giant-killer 

 
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