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Sexton Blake

Meaning

sexton blakeFake.

Origin

This is Cockney rhyming slang. Sexton Blake is a fictional detective who first appeared in the The Missing Millionaire, written by Harry Blyth (a.k.a. Hal Meredeth), in The Halfpenny Marvel #6, December 1893. The character has since appeared in thousands of stories, by many different authors.