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  • n. Plural form of dirt-dauber.


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  • [2258] Alps, chimney-sweepers, jakes-farmers, dirt-daubers, vagrant rogues, they labour hard some, and yet cannot get clothes to put on, or bread to eat.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • We had to have 'em locked up to keep 'em away from the rats and the dirt-daubers.

    Gordon Keith


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