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Speaker’s Eye

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To catch the Speaker’s eye. The rule in the House of Commons is that the member whose rising to address the House is first observed by the Speaker is allowed precedence.

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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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Spanish Money
Spanish Worm
Spank (A)
Spanker (A)
Spanking
Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child
Sparkling Heat
Spartan Dog
Spasmodic School
Speaker’s Eye
Speaking
Speaking Heads and Sounding Stones
Spear
Spear-half
Spear of Ithuriel (The)
Special Pleading
Specie, Species
Spectacles
Spectre of the Brocken
Spectrum, Spectra, Spectre (Latin, specto, to behold)