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 Dub.Dublin (the Irish dubh-linn, the “black pool”). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dub Up!
 
Pay down the money. A dub is an Anglo-Indian coin, hence “down with your dubs,” money down. A “doubloon” is a double pistole.   1
 


 Dub.Dublin (the Irish dubh-linn, the “black pool”). 

 
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