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Honest John

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noun
Informal.
  1. an honest, sincere man.
  2. a man so trusting and innocent that he may be easily cheated or deceived.
a surface-to-surface, single-stage U.S. artillery rocket.
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Origin of Honest John

First recorded in 1930–35
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