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apron

Edited by John Ayto

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

Third edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199543793
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727689
apron

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tied to someone's apron strings too much under the influence and control of someone (especially used to suggest that a

Reference Entry.  29 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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