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Beating about the Bush

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Not coming directly to the matter in hand, but feeling your way timidly by indirection, as persons beat bushes to ascertain if game is lurking under them.

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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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Bearings
Bearnais (Le)
Beasts (Heraldic):
Beastly Drunk
Beat
Beat (To)
Beat (To)
Beat. (French, abattre, to abate.)
Beaten to a Mummy
Beaten with his own Staff
Beating about the Bush
Beating the Bounds
Beati Possidentes
Beatific Vision
Beatrice
Bean
Beau Ideal
Beau Jour beau Retour (A)
Beau Lion (Un)
Beau Monde
Beau Trap