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 Probate of a Will.Prob’ole (3 syl.), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Probe.
 
I must probe that matter to the bottom—must narrowly examine into it. The allusion is to a surgeon probing a wound, or searching for some extraneous substance in the body.   1
 


 Probate of a Will.Prob’ole (3 syl.), 

 
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