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 Clear Day (A).Clear out for Guam (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Clear Grit (The).
 
The real thing, as “champagne is … if it be but the clear grit” (Anglo-Saxon, gryt, bolted flour).   1
   A man of grit, or clear grit, is one of decision, from whom all doubt or vacillation has been bolted out, as husks from fine flour.   2
 


 Clear Day (A).Clear out for Guam (To). 

 
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