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 Dari’us.Dark Ages. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dark.
 
To keep dark. To lie perdu; to lurk in concealment. (Ang.-Sax. deorc.)   1
        “We’d get away to some of the far-out stations … . where we could keep in the dark.”—Boldrewood: Robbery Under Arms, xvi.
   Keep it in the dark. Keep it a dead secret; don’t enlighten anyone about the matter.   2
 


 Dari’us.Dark Ages. 

 
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