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 Give the Devil his Due.Gjallar. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gizzard.
 
Don’t fret your gizzard. Don’t be so anxious; don’t worry yourself. The Latin stomachus means temper, etc., as well as stomach or “gizzard.” (French, gésier.)   1
   That stuck in his gizzard. Annoyed him, was more than he could digest.   2
 


 Give the Devil his Due.Gjallar. 

 
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