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Cat-lap

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Milk or weak tea, only fit for the cat to lap.

“A more accomplished old woman never drank cat-lap.”—Sir W. Scott: Redgauntlet, chap. xii.

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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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