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Farmer George

George III.; so called from his farmer-like manners, taste, dress, and amusements. (1738, 1760-1820.)

“A better farmer ne'er brushed dew from lawn.”

Byrons Vision of Judgment.

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