Origin of tried-and-true
How to use tried-and-true in a sentence
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She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
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Each religion claims that its own Bible is the direct revelation of God, and is the only true Bible teaching the only true faith.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Each picture bore a label, giving a true description of the once-honoured gem.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
It seems to be a true instinct which comes before education and makes education possible.Children's Ways|James Sully
Other Idioms and Phrases with tried-and-true
Tested and proved to be worthy or reliable, as in Let me deal with it—my method is tried and true. [Mid-1900s]