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sticking place, point

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199661350
Published online June 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191744532
sticking place, point

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In the context in Shakespeare’s Macbeth I.vii (But screw your courage to the sticking place, And wee’le not fayle...

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