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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Flay a Fox (To).
 
To vomit.   1
        “At the time of the paroxysm he used to flay a fox by way of antidote.”—Rabelais: Pantagruel, iv. 44.
 


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