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Get One’s Back Up (To)

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To show irritation, as cats set up their backs when angry.

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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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Gervais (St.)
Geryon (g hard)
Geryoneo
Gesmas (g hard)
Gessler (g hard)
Gesta Romanorum (g soft)
Geste or Gest (g soft)
Get (To)
Get, Got
Get by Heart (To)
Get One’s Back Up (To)
Get-up (A)
Get up (To)
Gethsemane
Gewgaw (g hard)
Ghebers or Guebres
Ghibelline (g hard)
Ghost
Ghoul
Giaffir (Djaf-fir)
Giall