Butcher Cumberland

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Noun1.Butcher Cumberland - English generalButcher Cumberland - English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765)
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So they were had into the palace and showed the whole art of the sword for two hours at a stretch, before King George and Queen Carline, and the Butcher Cumberland, and many more of whom I havenae mind.
Still, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em, and before too long kilted casualties were falling in the street in numbers which haven't been seen since Butcher Cumberland picked up an away win at Culloden Moor 260 years ago.