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Dead Drunk

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So intoxicated as to be wholly powerless.

“Pythagoras has finely observed that a man is not to be considered dead drunk till he lies on the floor and stretches out his arms and legs to prevent his going lower.”—S. Warren.

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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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De Lunatico Inquirendo (Latin)
De Mortuis Nil Nisi Bonum
De Nihilo Nihil Fit (Latin)
De Novo (Latin)
De Profundis [Out of the depths]
De Rigueur
De Trop (French)
Dead
Dead
Dead
Dead Drunk
Dead-eye
Dead-flat (A)
Dead Freight
Dead Hand (A)
Dead-heads
Dead Heat
Dead Horse
Dead Languages
Dead Letter
Dead-letter Office (The)