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Cue (1 syl.)

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The tail of a sentence (French, queue), the catch-word which indicates when another actor is to speak; a hint; the state of a person’s temper, as “So-and-so is in a good cue (or) bad oue.”

“When my cue comes, call me, and I will answer.”—Shakespeare: Midsummer Night’s Dream, iv. 1.

To give the cue. To give the hint. (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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