chiefly Scottish variant of
maison de santé
(all) the more so
(the) more fool one
all the more
carry more weight
do more harm than good
greater/better/more than the sum of its parts
have more than one string to one's bow
“Mair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mair. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.
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