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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cry Cav (To).
 
To ask mercy; to throw up the sponge; to confess oneself beaten. (Latin, caveo.) (See CAVE IN.)   1
 


 Cry (To).Cry Havock! 

 
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