Thursday, 15 December 2011

Objective Proficiency p 76. Never Cast a Clout Till May be out. Extra Saying

'Ne'er cast a clout till May be out' is an English proverb.
'ne'er cast a clout...' simply means 'never discard your [warm winter] clothing...'
'till May be out'  means 'until the month of May is ended'. 

http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/till-may-is-out.html
http://idiomation.wordpress.com/2010/03/30/never-cast-a-clout-until-may-is-out/

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