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 English French.Englishman’s Castle. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Englishman.
 
The national nickname of an Englishman is “a John Bull.” The nation, taken in the aggregate, is nicknamed “John Bull.” The French nickname for an Englishman is “Godam’.” (See BULL.)   1
 


 English French.Englishman’s Castle. 

 
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