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Deal

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A portion. “A tenth deal of flour.” (Exodus xxix. 40.) (German, theil; Anglo-Saxon, dœl, verb, dœlan, to share; Irish, dail; English, dole.)

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To deal the cards is to give each his dole or portion.

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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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Dead Set
Dead Shares
Dead Water
Dead Weight
Dead Wind (A)
Dead Wood
Dead Works
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Deaf Adder
Deal
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Deans (Effie)
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