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shred

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
shred

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tear someone or something to shreds: see tear.

a thing of shreds and patches something made up of scraps

Reference Entry.  67 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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