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Staff of Life (The)

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Bread, which is the support of life. Shakespeare says, “The boy was the very staff of my age,” The allusion is to a staff which supports the feeble in walking.

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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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Square the Circle
Squash
Squib (A)
Squint-eyed [Guercino]
Squintifego
Squire of Dames
Stabat Mater
Stable-door
Stable Keys
Staff
Staff of Life (The)
Stafford
Stafford Law
Stag
Stags
Stagirite or Stagyrite
Stain
Stalking-horse
Stammerer (The)
Stamp
Stampede