hold water

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  • Other birds, said Solomon, omitted to line their nests with mud, and as a result they did not hold water.

    The Little White Bird | J. M. Barrie
  • You've got a good little seller, all right, but that guaranty don't hold water any more than the petticoat contains silk.

    Roast Beef, Medium | Edna Ferber
  • This, however, will not do on a heavy clay subsoil, for it would form a basin to hold water and injure the tree.

    Soil Culture | J. H. Walden

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