from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as ten-pounder, 3.


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  • My attitude towards other enterprises is that we are sufficiently and disproportionately represented in other branches, especially teaching preaching politics governmental patronage &c which require no financial responsibility; consequently the results place us in the attitude of a Castillian gentleman who is facetiously described thus -- _Caballero sin caballo, Mucho piojo, poco dinero_, that is, a knight without a horse, Plenty of lice, little money.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920


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