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do something up brown

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do something up brown

verb phrase

To do something very thoroughly: He didn't just finish it, he did it up brown

[1840+; fr the brown color of something well baked]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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