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Siccis pedibus

[with dry feet]. Metaphorically, without notice.

“It may be worth noticing that both Mrs. Shelley and Mr. Rossetti pass over the line siccis pedibus.”- Notes and Queries (26th May, 1893, p. 417).

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