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Oliver Mucker-Maffick

Adjective tantivy: a galloping gait

Verb to maffick: described the jubilant celebrating of British troops after they successfully defended Mafeking during the Second Boer War (1899-1900).

mucker: British slang for one who employs himself in low pursuits; also (as 'old mucker') for a friend


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