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Herring-pond (The)

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The British Channel; the Atlantic, which separates America from the British Isles; the sea between Australasia and the United Kingdom, are all so called.

“Heʹll plague you now he’s come over the herring-pond.”—Sir W. Scott: Guy Mannering, chap. xxxiv.

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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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