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hair shirt

noun

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something that is a source of irritation
  • the constant need to cut costs was a hair shirt, but one that the theater company had to live with

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The first known use of hair shirt was in the 14th century

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“Hair shirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hair%20shirt. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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