mule skinner


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Recent Examples on the Web In an era of luxury fetishism, high-end goods must have a story, a narrative, and the tale of Enzo Ferrari rising from army mule skinner to motor sports immortal is as good as anything Fielding ever wrote. Dan Neil, WSJ, 17 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of mule skinner

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Mule skinner.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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