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definition

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chained to the oar of a magnificent galley expression or saying

Your humble labours in pursuit of a noble objective do not go unnoticed

Origin

Reference to the status of galley slaves – 1970s

Collected by

Pa
Noel King – father of Naomi

Notes

Particularly associated with washing up and other kitchen chores, galley being synonymous with kitchen

Submitted: 16/05/2021 by Mark

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