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Cudgels

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To take up the cudgels. To maintain an argument or position. To fight, as with a cudgel, for one’s own way.

“For some reason he did not feel as hot to take up the cudgels for Almira with his mother.”—M. E. Willoins: A Modern Dragon.

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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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