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Claret Jug (One’s)

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One’s nose. (See above, Claret.)

To tap one’s claret jug. To give one a bloody nose. “Tap” is meant for a pun—to broach and to knock.

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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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Claque; Claqueurs
Claras (Stock Exchange term)
Clare (St.)
Clarenceux King-of-Arms
Clarendon
Clarendon Type
Claret
Claret
Claret Cup
Claret Jug (One’s)
Classic Races (The)
Classics
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Claus (Santa)
Clause
Clause Rolls (Rotŭli clausi)
Clavie
Clavileno
Claw
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