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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Floorer.
 
That was a floorer. That blow knocked the man down on the floor. In the university we say, “That paper or question was a floorer;” meaning it was too hard to be mastered. (See above.)   1
 


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