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Buy Out (To)

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To redeem or ransom.

Not being able to buy out his life … .

Dies ere the weary sun set.”


Shakespeare: Comedy of Errors, i. 2.

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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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Buttered Ale
Buttercups
Butterflies
Butterfly Kiss (A)
Button
Buttons
Button-hole
Button-hole (A)
Buy in (To)
Buy Off (To)
Buy Out (To)
Buy Over (To)
Buy Up (To)
Buying a Pig in a Poke
Buzfuz (Serjeant)
Buzz
Buzz (A)
Buzzard (The)
By
By-and-by
Bygones