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Garnet

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
Garnet

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all Sir Garnet highly satisfactory. informal, dated Sir Garnet Wolseley (1833–1913), leader of several successful military expeditions, was

Reference Entry.  44 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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