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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Fat
 
  Fat as a bacon-pig at Martlemas.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Fat as brawn.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Fat as a sheep’s tail.
            —Anonymous
  3
  A red bag, fat with your unpaid bills, like a landing net.
            —Dion Boucicault
  4
  Fat as Mother Nab.
            —Samuel Butler
  5
  Fat as a whale.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  6
  Fat as a barn-door fowl.
            —William Congreve
  7
  Fat as seals.
            —Charles Hallock
  8
  Fatte as a foole.
            —John Lyly
  9
  As fat as a distillery pig.
            —Scottish Proverb
  10
  As fat as a Miller’s horse.
            —Scottish Proverb
  11
  Fat as butter.
            —William Shakespeare
  12
  Fat as tame things.
            —William Shakespeare
  13
Fat and fulsome to mine ear
As howling after music.
            —William Shakespeare
  14
  Fat as grease.
            —Old Testament
  15
  Grow fat as the heifer at grass.
            —Old Testament
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