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 Eats his Head Off (The horse).Eating Together. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Eating One’s Terms.
To be studying for the bar. Students are required to dine in the Hall of the Inns of Court at least three times in each of the twelve terms before they are “called” [to the bar]. (See DOCTORS’ COMMONS.)   1

 Eats his Head Off (The horse).Eating Together. 


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