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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Abreast.
 
Side by side, the breasts being all in a line.   1
   The ships were all abreasti.e., their heads were all equally advanced, as soldiers marching abreast.   2
 


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