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Cast into One’s Teeth (To)


To throw a reproof at one. The allusion is to knocking one’s teeth out by stones.

All my faults observed, set in a note book,

Learned and conned by rote, to cast into my teeth.”

Shakespeare: Julius Cœsar.

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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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Cassiopeia [the lady in the chair]
Cast About (To)
Cast Accounts (To)
Cast Anchor (To)
Cast Aside (To)
Cast Down
Cast a Sheep’s Eye at One (To)
Cast beyond the Moon
Cast in One’s Lot (To)
Cast into One’s Teeth (To)
Cast of the Eye (A)
Cast Pearls before Swine (To)
Casting Vote
Castagnette (Captain)
Castle Builder (A)
Castle in the Air
Castle of Bungay (My)
Castle of Indolence