In the suds


In the suds
Suds Suds, n. pl. [Akin to sodden, seethe. See {Seethe}.] Water impregnated with soap, esp. when worked up into bubbles and froth. [1913 Webster]

{In the suds}, in turmoil or difficulty. [Colloq.] --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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