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 Fat’ima.Fat’ua Mu’lier. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fatted Calf.
 
To kill the fatted calf. To welcome with the best of everything. The phrase is taken from the parable in the third gospel of the prodigal son. (Luke xv. 30.)   1
 


 Fat’ima.Fat’ua Mu’lier. 

 
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