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 Haul over the Coals.Hautboy (pron. Ho’-boy). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hauss’manniza’tion.
 
The pulling down and building up anew of streets and cities, as Baron Haussmann remodelled Paris. In 1868 he had saddled Paris with a debt of about twenty-eight millions.   1
 


 Haul over the Coals.Hautboy (pron. Ho’-boy). 

 
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