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 Hart Royal.Harts. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hart of Grease (A).
 
A hunter’s phrase for a fat venison; a stag full of the pasture, called by Jaques “a fat and greasy citizen.” (As You Like It, i. 1.) (See HEART OF GRACE.)   1
        “It is a hart of grease, too, in full season, with three inches of fat on the brisket.”—Sir W. Scott: The Monastery, chap. xvii.
 


 Hart Royal.Harts. 

 
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