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cask wineUsed other than as an idiom: see cask, wine.Rate it:

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cask wineWine that is sealed in a plastic bladder and packaged in a cardboard box.Rate it:

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good wine needs no bushSomething good does not need to be advertisedRate it:

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wine merchantvintnerRate it:

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wine tosserA person who buys wine, but does not drink it.Rate it:

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wine tosserA person who talks a great deal about wine but actually knows very little.Rate it:

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bang strawA nick name for a thresher, but applied to all the servants of a farmer.Rate it:

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buy straw hats in winterOf stocks, to buy when both demand and price is low, sell when demand and price is high.Rate it:

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draw the short strawTo select the shortest straw or other object while drawing straws.Rate it:

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straw boatertype of hatRate it:

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straw pollA survey of opinion which is unofficial, casual, or ad hoc.Rate it:

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straw that stirs the drinkThe person who stimulates or inspires a group; the major factor affecting a trend or set of developments.Rate it:

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the straw that broke the camel's backA small and seemingly insignificant addition to a burden that renders it too much to bear; the small thing which causes failure, or causes inability or unwillingness to endure any more of something.Rate it:

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aunt sallya figure drawing criticism or ridicule; a straw man.Rate it:

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barrelThe quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 31 1/2 gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds; of beer 31 gallons; of ale 32 gallons; of crude oil 42 gallons.Rate it:

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feed a cold, starve a feverEating more will cure the common cold, and eating less will cure a fever.1887, J. H. Whelan, "The Treatment of Colds.", The Practitioner, vol. 38, pg. 180:"Feed a cold, starve a fever." There is a deal of wisdom in the first part of this advice. A person with a catarrh should take an abundance of light nutritious food, and some light wine, but avoid spirits, and above all tobacco.1968, Katinka Loeser, The Archers at Home, publ. Atheneum, New York, pg. 60:I have a cold. 'Feed a cold, starve a fever.' You certainly know that.2009, Shelly Reuben, Tabula Rasa, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 015101079X, pg. 60:They say feed a cold, starve a fever, but they don't tell you what to do when you got both, so I figured scrambled eggs, tea, and toast.Rate it:

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la goutte d'eau qui fait d%c3%a9border le vaseThe final thing that is too much and forces a reaction; the straw that broke the camel's back.Rate it:

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