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Nid dʹune souris dans lʹoreille dʹun chat. A mare’s nest. This French phrase is the translation of a line in Wynkyn de Worde’s Amusing Questions, printed in English in 1511. “Demand: What is that that never was and never will be? Response: A mouse’s nest in a cat’s ear.” (See Mare’s Nest.)

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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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Charlotte Elizabeth
Charm
Charon’s Toll [care-un]
Charter
Chartism
Charybdis [ch = k]
Chase (A)
Chase (A)
Chasidim and Zadikim
Chasseurs de Vincennes (French)
Chat
Chat de Beaugency (Le)
Châteaux en Espagne. [Castles in Spain.]
Chattelin’s
Chatterbox
Chatterhouse
Chatterpie
Chaucer of Painting (The)
Chauvin
Chawbacon (A)
Chawed up

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