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dress down/up

[Car.; DJE "transf. from military use (an order to a line of drilling men to move sidewise until each has space enough)"] v. phr. to move over (on a bench). = DRAW DOWN (Eleu., Nassau)

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Last update: 2011-02-20 16:21
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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