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Cheap as a Sardinian

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A Roman phrase referring to the great crowds of Sardinian prisoners brought to Rome by Tiberius Gracchus, and offered for sale at almost any price.

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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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Châteaux en Espagne. [Castles in Spain.]
Chattelin’s
Chatterbox
Chatterhouse
Chatterpie
Chaucer of Painting (The)
Chauvin
Chawbacon (A)
Chawed up
Che sara, sara
Cheap as a Sardinian
Cheap Jack
Cheapside Bargain (A)
Cheater
Chech
Checkmate
Cheek
Cheek (To)
Cheek by Jowl
Cheese
Cheese