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Make Bricks without Straw (To)

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To attempt to do something without having the necessary material supplied. The allusion is to the Israelitesʹ in Egypt, who were commanded by their taskmasters so to do. (Exodus v. 7.)

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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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