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Carte Blanche (French)

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A blank cheque signed by the giver, but left to be filled in by the receiver, with a sum of money drawn on the bank-account of the giver. Power to act at discretion in an affair placed under your charge.

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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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Carry Fire in one Hand and Water in the other (To)
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Carry Out (To)
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Carry Weight (To)
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Carte-blanche