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Dodman

or Doddiman. A snail. A word still common in Norfolk; but Fairfax, in his Bulk and Selvedge (1674), speaks of “a snayl or dodman.”

Doddiman, doddiman, put out your horn,
Here comes a thief to steal your corn.

Norfolk rhyme.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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