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 Jerry-built,Jerry Sneak. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jerry-shop, or a Tom and Jerry Shop.
 
A low-class beer-house. Probably the Tom and Jerry was a public-house sign when Pierce Egan’s Life in London was popular.   1
 


 Jerry-built,Jerry Sneak. 

 
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