Jeremy Twitcher

A cunning, treacherous highwayman, in Gay's Beggar's Opera. Lord Sandwich, a member of the New Kit Kat Club, was so called in 1765.

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