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Reach

of a river. The part which lies between two points or bends; so called because it reaches from point to point.

“When he drew near them he would turn from each,

And loudly whistle till he passed the Reach.”


Crabbe: Borough.

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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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Raw Lobster (A)
Rawhead and Bloody-Bones
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Re (Latin)
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