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Ring Down

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Conclude, end at once. A theatrical phrase, alluding to the custom of ringing a bell to give notice for the fall of the curtain. Charles Dickens says, “It is time to ring down on these remarks.” (Speech at the Dramatic Fête.)

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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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Rimfaxi [Frost-mane]
Rimmon
Rimthursar
Rinaldo (in Jerusalem Delivered)
Ring
Ring
Ring (The)
Ring
Ring
Ring Down
Ring Finger
Ring Posies
Ring a Ding-ding
Ring in the Ear
Ring of Invisibility (The)
Ring One’s Own Bell (To)
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Ringing the Changes
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