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  1. eat crow(Verb)

    To recognize that one has been shown to be mistaken or outdone, especially by admitting that one has made a humiliating error.

  2. Origin: First appeared in the 1870s in America in the form eat boiled crow. origin - but probably because the meat of the crow is very unappetizing.

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