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Fly Out at (To)


To burst or break into a passion. The Latin, involo in

Poor choleric Sir Brian would fly out at his coachman, his butler, or his gamekeeper, and use language … which … from any other master, would have brought about a prompt resignation.”—Good Words, 1887.

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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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