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Make-weight

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A bit [of meat, cheese, bread, or other articlé] thrown into the scale to make the weight correct.

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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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