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Rule the Roost (To)

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The cock rules which of the hens is to have the honour of roosting nearest him. (See under Roast.)

“Geate you nowe up into your pulpittes like bragginge cocks on the rowst, flappe your winges and crowe out aloude.”—Jewell.

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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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Ruffe
Ruffian Hall
Rufus (The Red)
Ruggiero
Rukenaw (Dame)
Rule (St.) or St. Regulus
Rule, Britannia
Rule Nisi
Rule of Thumb (The)
Rule of the Road (The)
Rule the Roost (To)
Rum
Ruminate
Rumolt
Rump-fed
Rump Parliament
Rumpelstilzchen [Rumple-stilts-skin]
Rumping Dozen
Run
Run Amuck
Run a Rig (To)