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Tale of a Tub (The)

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A ridiculous narrative or tale of fiction. The reference is to Dean Swift’s tale so called.

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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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Take a Hair of the Dog that Bit You
Take in Tow (To)
Take Mourning (To)
Take Tea with Him (I)
Takin the Beuk
Taking On
Taking a Sight
Taking Time by the Forelock
Talbotype
Tale
Tale of a Tub (The)
Talent
Tales
Talgol (in Hudibras)
Talisman
Talk
Talk Shop
Talkee Talkee
Talking Bird
Tall Men
Talleyrand

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