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Out-Herod Herod (To)

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To go beyond even Herod in violence, brutality, or extravagant language. In the old miracle plays Herod was the type of tyranny and violence, both of speech and of action.

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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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Oswald’s Well
Othello (in Shakespeare’s tragedy so called)
Othello’s Occupation’s Gone (Shakespeare)
Other Day (The)
Othman, Osman, or Othoman
Otium cum Dig. [dignitate]
Otos
OTrigger (Sir Lucius)
Oui (French for “yes”)
Out
Out-Herod Herod (To)
Out and Out
Out in the Fifteen—i.e
Out in the Forty-five—i.e
Out of Harness
Out of Pocket
Out of Sorts
Out of the Wood
Outis (Greek, nobody)
Outrigger
Outrun the Constable