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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Scarce
 
  Scarce as feathers on a fish.
            —Anonymous
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  Scarce as furs in hell.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Scarce as orange plumes on St. Patrick’s Day.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Scarce as pin-feathers on a bullfrog.
            —Anonymous
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  Scarce as Scotch orators.
            —Anonymous
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  Scarce as snakes in Ireland.
            —Anonymous
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  Scarce as hens’ teeth.
            —J. R. Bartlett’s Dictionary of Americanisms
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