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 Roost.Rope. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Roost.
 
Gone to roost. Gone to bed. (Anglo-Saxon, hrost.)   1
        “The chough and crow to roost are gone.” Glee (words by Joanna Baillie, music by Bishop).
 


 Roost.Rope. 

 
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