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The FEMALE of the species is more deadly than the male

Edited by Jennifer Speake

in Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780198734901
Published online January 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191799440
The FEMALE of the species is more deadly than the male

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The phrase the female of the species is often used with allusion to the proverb. □ 1911 r. kipling in

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