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butter for fat

[cf. Krio bota-fo-lad tit for tat KED] phr. like for like: 1925 Tick for tack, butter for fat; You kill my dog, I'll kill your cat (Finlay 294). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-09-18 15:38
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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