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Whistle Down the Wind

(To). To defame a person. The cognate phrase “blown upon” is more familiar. The idea is to whistle down the wind that the reputation of the person may be blown upon.

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