“cat for to make kitten britches”

Garson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 13 00:13:22 UTC 2012

Michael Sheehan said:
> Any idea where “cat for to make kitten britches” came from and how to
> parse it?

The Maven's Word of the Day examined a version of this phrase in 1996:

cat's fur to make kitten britches

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