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 Grave as an Owl.Gray. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gravelled.
 
I’m regularly gravelled. Non-plussed, like a ship run aground and unable to move.   1
        “When you were gravelled for lack of matter.”—Shakespeare: As You Like It, iv. 1.
 


 Grave as an Owl.Gray. 

 
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