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The meaning of "kill two birds with one stone"

" Kill two birds with one stone "
Meaning:
Accomplish two things with a single action.
Example:
When I chop the wood I get warm too. You could say I kill two birds with one stone.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 17th century. Found in the writings of Thomas Hobbes.
Where is it used?:
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