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Avoir

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Avoir Martel en tête (French). To be distracted. Martel is a hammer, hence distraction, torment, torture.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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