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Hemp

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To have some hemp in your pocket. To have luck on your side in the most adverse circumstances. The phrase is French (Avoir de la corde-de-pendu duns sa poche), referring to the popular notion that hemp brings good luck.

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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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Hellenists
Hellespont
Helmet
Helmets
Heion
Helot
Help
Helter-skelter
Helve
Helvetia
Hemp
Hempe
Hempen Caudle
Hempen Collar (A)
Hempen Fever
Hempen Widow
Hemus or Hæmus
Hen-pecked
Hen and Chickens
Hen with one Chick
Henchman. Henchboy