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 Come to the Hammer.Come to the Point. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Come to the Heath.
 
To tip. A pun taken from the place called Tip-tree Heath, in Essex. Our forefathers, and the French too, delighted in these sort of puns. A great source of slang. (See CHIVY.)   1
 


 Come to the Hammer.Come to the Point. 

 
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