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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Discuss.
 
To discuss a bottle. To drink one with a friend. Same as “erush” or “crack a bottle.” (Discuss is the Latin dis-quatio; French, casser. The Latin quassa’r vasa is to break a drinking-vessel.)   1
        “We all … . drew round the table, an austere silence prevailing, while we discussed our meal.”—E. Bront: Wuthering Heights, chap. ii.
 


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