Thursday, September 09, 2004
Definitions for adage
- An old saying, which has obtained credit by long use; a proverb.
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Citations for adage
Did she sense the proverbial limp in my walk: proverbial as the Somali adage in which it is said that a lie has a lame leg, truth a healthy one.
We may find out too late the wisdom of the adage that cautions us to be careful what we wish for lest we get it.