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Tide-waiters

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Those who vote against their opinions. S. G. O. (the Rev. Lord Osborne), of the Times, calls the clergy in Convocation whose votes do not agree with their convictions “ecclesiastical tide-waiters.”

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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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Tib and Tom
Tiber
Tibullus
Tiburce (3 syl.) or Tiburce
Tiburtius’s Day (St.)
Tick
Ticket
Ticket of Leave (A)
Tickle the Public (To)
Tide-rode
Tide-waiters
Tidy
Tied
Tied House (A)
Tied-up
Tiffin (Indian)
Tiger (A)
Tiger-kill (A)
Tigers
Tigernach
Tight