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Come to the Heath


To tip. A pun taken from the place called Tip-tree Heath, in Essex. Our forefathers, and the French too, delighted in these sort of puns. A great source of slang. (See Chivy.)

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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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Come Round
Come Short (To)
Come That
Come the Religious Dodge (To)
Come to
Come to Grief (To)
Come to Hand (It has)
Come to Pass (To)
Come to an End
Come to the Hammer
Come to the Heath
Come to the Point
Come to the Scratch
Come to the Worst
Come Under (To)
Come Up
Come Upon the Parish (To)
Come Yorkshire over One (To)
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