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Drawing the Cork

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Giving one a bloody nose. (See Claret.)

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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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Drapier’s Letters
Drat em!
Draught of Thor (The)
Draupnir
Draw
Draw it Mild (To)
Draw the Long Bow (To)
Drawback
Drawcansir
Drawing-room
Drawing the Cork
Drawing the King’s (or Queen’s) Picture
Drawing the Nail
Drawlatches
Drawn
Drawn Battle
Dreadnought
Dream Authorship
Dreamer
Dreng
Dress your Jacket (or hide)