help a lame dog over a stile(redirected from helping lame dogs over a stile)
help a lame dog over a stile
obsolete To help or assist someone in need in some fundamental or basic way. He has so much money that it would be no effort at all for him to help a lame dog over a stile, but the man is adamant that not a penny of his fortune be used toward charity of any kind.
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help a lame dog over a stilecome to the aid of a person in need.
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