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Mannering Colonel

or Guy Mannering; Mrs. Mannering, née Sophia Wellwood, his wife; Julia Mannering, their daughter, who married Captain Bertram, Sir Paul Mannering, the colonel's uncle. In Sir Walter Scott's novel of Guy Mannering.

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