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Ready (The)

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An elliptical expression for ready-money. Goldsmith says, “Æs in presenti perfectum format” (“Ready-money makes a man perfect”). (Elon Latin Grammar.)

Lord Strut was not very flush in the ‘ready.ʹ”—Dr. Arbuthnot.

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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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Rayne (or Raine (Essex)
Razed Shoes
Razee (raz-za)
Razor
Razzia
Re (Latin)
Reach
Read between the Lines
Reade or Read (Simon)
Reader
Ready (The)
Ready-to-Halt
Real Jam
Real Presence
Rear-mouse or Rere-mouse
Reason
Rebecca
Rebeccaites
Rebellion (The)
Rebus (Latin, with things)
Reception (To get a)