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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fly in the Face of Danger (To).
 
To run in a foolhardy manner into danger, as a hen flies in the face of a dog or cat.   1
 


 Fly in One’s Face (To).Fly in the Face of Providence (To). 

 
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