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 Moussali.Mouth Waters. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mouth.
 
Down in the mouth. (See under DOWN.)   1
   His mouth was made, he was trained or reduced to obedience, like a horse trained to the bit.   2
        “At first, of course, the fireworker showed fight… . but in the end ‘his mouth was made,’ his paces formed, and he became a very serviceable and willing animal.”—Le Fanu: House in the Churchyard, ch. xcix.
 


 Moussali.Mouth Waters. 

 
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