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Hang in the Bell Ropes (To)

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To be asked at church, and then defer the marriage so that the bells hang fire.

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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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Handsome = liberal
Handwriting on the Wall (The)
Handycuffs
Hang Back (To)
Hang Fire (To)
Hang On (To)
Hang Out
Hangdog Look (A)
Hang by a Thread (To)
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Hanged or Strangled
Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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Hanging Gale (The)
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Hangmen and Executioners
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