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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tour.
 
The Grand Tour. Through France, Switzerland, Italy, and home by Germany. Before railways were laid down, this tour was made by most of the young aristocratic families as the finish of their education. Those who merely went to France or Germany were simply tourists.   1
 


 Touchy.Tour de Force. 

 
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