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 Knights of the Round Table.Knights of the Shell. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Knights of the Shears.
 
Tailors. The word shear is a play on the word shire or county.   1
 


 Knights of the Round Table.Knights of the Shell. 

 
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