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Cat’s Melody (The)

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“The children were playing the cat’s melody to keep their mother in countenance.”—W. B. Yeats: Fairy Tales of the Irish Peasantry, p. 238.

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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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Cat and Fiddle
Cat and Kittens
Cat and Tortoise
Cat has nine Lives (A)
Cat i the Adage (The)
Cat may look at a King (A)
Cat-o-nine-tails
Cat Proverbs
Cat’s Cradle
Cat’s Foot
Cat’s Melody (The)
Cat’s Paw
Cat’s Sleep
Cats
Catacomb
Cataian
Catalogue Raisonné (French)
Catamaran
Cataphrygians
Catarrh
Catastrophe