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Sarcenet Chidings

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Loving rebukes, as those of a mother to a young child—“You little rogue,” etc.

“The child reddened … and hesitated, while the mother, with many a fye … and such sarcenet chidings as tender mothers give to spoiled children …”—Sir W. Scott: The Monastery, ii.

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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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