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Sixes and Sevens (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Sixes and Sevens

Left at sixes and sevens: i.e. in confusion; commonly said of a room where the furniture, &c. is scattered about; or of a business left unsettled.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Six and Tips * Size of Ale

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