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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Blurt out (To).
 
To tell something from impulse which should not have been told. To speak incautiously, or without due reflection. Florio makes the distinction, to “flurt with one’s fingers, and blurt with one’s mouth.”   1
 


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