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Flay a Fox (To)

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To vomit.

At the time of the paroxysm he used to flay a fox by way of antidote.”—Rabelais: Pantagruel, iv. 44.

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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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