pick/take up the cudgels for


somewhat old-fashioned
: to fight in defense or support of (someone or something)
She took up the cudgels for women's rights.

Dictionary Entries Near pick/take up the cudgels for

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pick/take up the cudgels for

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“Pick/take up the cudgels for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pick%2Ftake%20up%20the%20cudgels%20for. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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