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Drowning Men

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Drowning men càtch at straws. Persons in desperate circumstances cling in hope to trifles wholly inadequate to rescue or even help them.

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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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Dromio
Drone
Drop
Drop (To)
Drop in (To)
Drop off (To)
Drop Serene (gutta serena)
Drown the Miller (To)
Drowned Rat
Drowned in a Butt of Malmsey
Drowning Men
Drows
Drub, Drubbing
Drug
Druid
Drum
Drum Ecclesiastic
Drum-head Court-martial
Drummers
Drummond Light
Drumsticks