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Let Drive (To)

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To attack; to fall foul of. A Gallicism. “Se laisser aller à …”—i.e. to go without restraint.

“Thou knowest my old ward; here I [Falstaff] lay, and thus I bore my point. Four rogues in buckram let drive at me… These four came all a-front, and mainly thrust at me.”—Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV., ii. 4.

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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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