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Paddock

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Cold as a paddock. A paddock is a toad or frog; and we have the corresponding phrases “cold as a toad,” and “cold as a frog.” Both are cold-blooded. “Paddock calls.” (Macbeth, i. 1.)

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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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P.S. (post-scriptum)
P’s and Q’s
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Pacific Ocean (The)
Packing a Jury
Pacolet
Pactolus
Padding
Paddington Fair
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Paddi-whack
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Pagan
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Page
Page (Mr. and Mrs.)