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Jerry-shop

or a Tom and Jerry Shop. A low-class beer-house. Probably the Tom and Jerry was a public-house sign when Pierce Egan's Life in London was popular.

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