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Cheeseparing Economy

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A useless economy. The French say, “Une économie de bouts de chandelles.” The allusion is to the well-known tale of a man who chose one of three sisters for wife by the way they pared their cheese. (See above.)

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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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Cheapside Bargain (A)
Cheater
Chech
Checkmate
Cheek
Cheek (To)
Cheek by Jowl
Cheese
Cheese
Cheeseparer (A)
Cheeseparing Economy
Cheese-Toaster (A)
Cheesewring (Lynton, Devon)
Chef dŒuvre
Chemistry [kemistry]
Chemos or Chemosh [Keemosh]
Chennappa
Chenu (French)
Chequers
Cheronean [ch = k]
Cherry