Make fish of one and flesh of another

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Make fish of one and flesh of another to make invidious distinctions, show undue partiality
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. fisc; Ger. fisch; Ice. fiskr; L. piscis; Gr. ichthys; Gael. iasg.

Usage

In literature:

Make not fish of one, and flesh of another.
"Dictionary of English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases" by Thomas Preston
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