Make fish of one and fowl of another

Definitions

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

In literature:

It is impossible for him to make fish of one creditor and fowl of another.
"Mortomley's Estate, Vol. II (of 3)" by Charlotte Elizabeth Lawson Cowan Riddell
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