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Soft Sawder

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Flattery, adulation. A play is intended between solder (pronounced sawder) and sawder, a compound of saw (a saying). Soft solder, a composition of tin and lead, is used for soldering zinc, lead, and tin; hard solder for brass, etc. (French, soudure, Latin, solĭdus.)

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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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Sobriquet (French)
Socialism
Société de Momus
Society
Sock [comedy]
Sock a Corpse (To)
Socrates
Sodom
Soffarides
Soft
Soft Sawder
Soft Soap
Soft as Soap
Soft Fire makes Sweet Malt (A)
Soft Words Butter no Parsnips
Softly
Softy
Soho!
Soi-disant (French)
Soil
Soil the Milk before Using It