lead apes in hell

lead apes in hell
lead apes in hell
Imagined to be the lot of old maids in the afterlife
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  • lead apes in hell —    obsolete    (of a woman) to die without having copulated    Alluding to simian sexual vigour:     I must not dance barefoot on her wedding day    And for your love for her, lead apes in hell. (Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrewsee dance… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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