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 Beat. (French, abattre, to abate.)Beaten with his own Staff. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Beaten to a Mummy.
 
Beaten so that one can distinguish neither form nor feature.   1
 


 Beat. (French, abattre, to abate.)Beaten with his own Staff. 

 
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