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    Smile meaning

    What's the meaning of these expressions?
    1-Mother Leeds was brought to bed in child birth.
    2-The traveler took the fiddle, played the turn of the tune and finished it.(just undelined part)

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    Re: meaning

    #1 - Mother Leeds was producing a baby - she was in labour.

    #2 "turn of the tune" - the old man in the story could only remember part of a tune; the fiddler knows the whole tune. The point at which the old man's playing stops and the fiddler's continues is "the turn of the tune".

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    Re: meaning

    Please come up with something more creative for your thread headings than meaning.

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