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Borrow

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A pledge. To borrow is to take something which we pledge ourselves to return. (Anglo-Saxon, borg, a loan or pledge; verb borg-ian.)

“Ye may retain as borrows my two priests.”—Scott: Ivanhoe, chap. xxxiii.

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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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