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Bought and Sold

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or Bought, sold, and done for. Ruined, done for, outwitted.

“Jocky of Norfolk, be not too bold,

For Diccon, thy master, is bought and sold.”


Shakespeare: Richard III., act v, 3.


“It would make a man mad as a buck to be so bought and sold.”—Comedy of Errors, iii. 1.

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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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