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circling the wagons


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Agreeing on a defensive strategy against criticism or a similar attack.


From the practice in the Wild West of drawing the wagons of a wagon-train into a circle to protect against attack from Indians, and also to keep cattle and other livestock within. (Wiktionary)


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