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Pro Tanto

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As an instalment, good enough as far as it goes, but not final; for what it is worth.

“I heard Mr. Parnell accept the Bill of 1886 as a measure that would close the differences between the two countries; but since then he stated that he had accepted it as a pro tanto measure… . It was a parliamentary bet, and he hoped to make future amendments on it.”—Mr. Chamberlain’s speech, April 10th, 1893.

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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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Priscian’s Head
Priscillianists
Prisoner at the Bar
Prisoner of Chillon
Prithu
Priuli
Privolvans
Privy Council
Privy Seal
Pro and Con. (Latin)
Pro Tanto
Pro Tempore
Probate of a Will
Probe
Probole
Procès-Verbal
Procession of the Black Breeches
Proclaim on the Housetop
Proclivity
Procris
Procrustes Bed