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 Avoid Etxremes.Avoirdupois. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Avoir.
 
Avoir Martel en tête (French). To be distracted. Martel is a hammer, hence distraction, torment, torture.   1
 


 Avoid Etxremes.Avoirdupois. 

 
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