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 Warm Reception (A).Warming-pan (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Warm as a Bat.
 
Hot as burning coal. In South Staffordshire that slaty coal which will not burn, but which lies in the fire till it becomes red-hot, is called “bat.”   1
 


 Warm Reception (A).Warming-pan (A). 

 
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