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Crop Up (or) Out

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To rise out of, to appear at the surface. A mining term. Strata which rise to the surface are said to crop out. We also say, such and such a subject crops up from time to timei.e. rises to the surface; such and such a thing crops out of what you were saying—i.e. is apropos thereof.

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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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