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In for his smalls; Passed his smalls—his “Little-go,” or previous examination; the examination for degree being the “Great-go,” or “Greats.”

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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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Sly-Boots
Sly Dog
Sly as a Fox
Slyme (Chevy)
Small
Small-back
Small Beer
Small-endians
Small Hours of the Morning (The)
Smalls
Smart Money
Smash
Smec (in Hudibras)
Smectymnuans
Smectymnus
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Smell a Rat (To)
Smelling Sin
Smells of the Lamp
Smelts (Stock-Exchange term)