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 Jerked [beef],Jeroboam of Rum or Claret (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jerkin.
 
A short coat or jacket; a close waistcoat.   1
        “Mistress line, is not this my jerkin? Now is the jerkin under the line.”—Shakespeare: The Tempest, iv. 1.
 


 Jerked [beef],Jeroboam of Rum or Claret (A). 

 
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