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Hawk and Handsaw

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I know a hawk from a handsaw. Handsaw is a corruption of hernshaw (a heron). I know a hawk from a heron, the bird of prey from the game flown at. The proverb means, I know one thing from another. (See Hamlet, ii. 2.)

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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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Have it Out (To)
Havelok
Haver-Cakes
Haveril
Havering (Essex)
Haversack
Havock
Havre (France)
Hawk
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Hawk nor Buzzard (Neither)
Hawker’s News
Hawkubites
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Hayston (Frank)
Hayward
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