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Quotation by Shakespeare
Thou clay-brained guts, thou knotty-pated fool, thou whoreson,
obscene, greasy tallow-catch.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Prince Hal, in Henry IV, Part 1, act 2, sc. 4, l. 226-8.
Abusing the notoriously fat Falstaff for his lies; "knotty-pated" means blockheaded; "tallow-catch" means vessel to catch fat drippings.
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