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The meaning of "pull the wool over someones eyes"

" Pull the wool over someones eyes "
Meaning:
Deceive someone.
Example:
He convinced us all that he was going straight, then the police found him with ten stolen watches. He really pulled the wool over our eyes.
Where did it originate?:
USA, 19th century.
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