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Blast

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In full blast. In the extreme. In America will be heard such a sentence as this: “When she came to the meeting in her yellow hat and feathers, wasnʹt she in full blast?” A metaphor from the blast furnace in full operation.

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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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Blank Cheque
Blank Practice
Blank Verse
Blanket
Blanketeers
Blare
Blarney
Blasé (pronounce blah-zay)
Blasphemous Balfour
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Blast
Blatant Beast (The)
Blayney’s Bloodhounds
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Blaze (To)
Blazer (A)
Blazon [Blazonry]
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Blear-eyed (The)
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