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Come to the Heath

To tip. A pun taken from the place called Tip-tree Heath, in Essex. Our forefathers, and the French too, delighted in these sort of puns. A great source of slang. (See Chivy.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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