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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cat-lap.
 
Milk or weak tea, only fit for the cat to lap.   1
        “A more accomplished old woman never drank cat-lap.”—Sir W. Scott: Redgauntlet, chap. xii.
 


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