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 Rouse (A).Rout (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rou’sing.
 
A rousing good fire. Rousing means large, great; hence a rousing falsehood (mendacium magnif’icum).   1
 


 Rouse (A).Rout (A). 

 
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