Cockney Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Cockney

  1. Bow Bells famous bell in East End of London; “only one who is born within the bell’s sound is a true Cockney.” [Br. Hist.: NCE, 347]
  2. Doolittle, Eliza Cockney girl taught by professor to imitate aristocracy. [Br. Lit.: Pygmalion]
  3. Weller, Tony and Samuel father and son, coachman and bootblack, with colorful lingo. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Pickwick Papers]