Where Does the Saying Clean as a Whistle Come from?

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The saying 'clean as a whistle' means to be as smooth and clean as a clear-toned whistle, meaning that the person or item has no imperfections or is not guilty. The origin of the saying is not really known, though it appeared in a number of writings from the 18th century.
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