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Discuss

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To discuss a bottle. To drink one with a friend. Same as “erush” or “crack a bottle.” (Discuss is the Latin dis-quatio; French, casser. The Latin quassaʹrĕ vasa is to break a drinking-vessel.)

We all … . drew round the table, an austere silence prevailing, while we discussed our meal.”—E. Brontē: Wuthering Heights, chap. ii.

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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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