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The meaning of "pull the wool over someones eyes"

" Pull the wool over someones eyes "
Deceive someone.
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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