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Healed up and haired over

Posted by Smokey Stover on April 24, 2010 at 16:49

In Reply to: Healed up and haired over posted by Barbara on April 19, 2010 at 07:52:

: I'm looking for the origin of "healed up and haired over".

It's natural English. It means, of course, that a wound in a usually furred or hairy part of the skin has healed and that the hair or fur has grown back. I imagine it can be used metaphorically, but I haven't heard any such use.

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