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Let Drive

(To). To attack; to fall foul of. A Gallicism. “Se laisser aller à ...”- i.e. to go without restraint.

“Thou knowest my old ward; here I [Falstaff] lay, and thus I bore my point. Four rogues in buckram let drive at me. These four came all a-front, and mainly thrust at me.” —Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV., ii 4.

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