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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fall Together by the Ears (To).
 
To fight and scratch each other; to contend in strife. “To fall together by the ears” is “inter se certre;” but “to set together by the ears” is “discordium concitare.   1
 


 Fall Short of (To).Fall Upon One’s Feet (To). 

 
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