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Up a Tree

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Shelved; nowhere; done for. A ʹpossum up a gum-tree. (See under Tree.)

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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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Unknown
Unlicked or Unlicked Cub
Unlucky Gifts
Unmanned
Unmarried Men of Note
Unmentionables
Unready (The)
Unrighteous [Adokimos]
Unwashed
Up
Up a Tree
Up the Spout
Up to Snuff
Up to the Hub
Up to the Mark
Up-turning of his Glass
Upas-tree or Poison-tree of Macassar
Upper Crust
Upper Storey
Upper Ten Thousand or The Upper Ten
Uproar