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- verb idiomatic To
discard, especially inadvertently, something valuablewhile in the processof removing or rejecting something unwanted.
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From a German proverb that dates to 1512. First recorded by Thomas Murner in his satire Narrenbeschwörung. First appeared in English when Thomas Carlyle translated it and used it in an 1849 essay on slavery.
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