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Four Wise Clerks of Oxenford

The Four Wise Clerks of Oxenford were the authorities whom the author of Farmer Giles of Ham apparently consulted for the exact definition of a Blunderbuss, which was the weapon Farmer Giles used to chase away the giant who came to the village of Ham.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Farmer Giles of Ham