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Definition of go see the elephant

go see the elephant

expression

  • This was a nineteen century saying meaning going to see the world, especially adventures in the West.

    Compare to seek your fortune.
    The Fisher brothers headed West to go see the elephant.

    Last edited on Jun 08 2017. Submitted by Dr. P.D. Fisher on Jun 06 2017.

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Other terms relating to 'elephant':

Definitions include: an unprofitable investment.

Other terms relating to 'go':

Definitions include: completely ready.
Definitions include: acronym for "best friends forever who eat out and go shopping a lot".
Definitions include: used to tell someone to stop messing with people.
Definitions include: excited and ready to start.
Definitions include: from the beginning.
Definitions include: acronym for "got to go".
Definitions include: acronym of "goes away from keyboard".
Definitions include: "goes in to".
Definitions include: the beginning.
Definitions include: to get a person excited.
Definitions include: to move one's legs.
Definitions include: acronym for "go fuck yourself".
Definitions include: acronym for "go fuck yourself".
Definitions include: acronym of "go fuck yourself."
Definitions include: acronym for "good game."

Other terms relating to 'see':

Definitions include: acronym for "as far as I can see".
Definitions include: to examine.
Definitions include: "I see".
Definitions include: "I see you pee", i.e. "I see you urinate".
Definitions include: a greeting.
Definitions include: to date.
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: to go to the bathroom and urinate.
Definitions include: to urinate.
Definitions include: to understand another person's viewpoint.
Definitions include: sex.
Definitions include: to meet to fight someone; to want to fight someone; to fight; to agree to fight.
Definitions include: to become high.
Definitions include: to urinate.
Definitions include: goodbye.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: Someone being butthurt over having something, they do to others regularly, done to the them
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.

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