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Making enquiries, like man in palace (6)


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'making enquiries' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'like man in palace' is the wordplay.
'like' becomes 'as'.
'man in palace' becomes 'king' (I can't explain this - if you can you should give a lot more credence to this answer).

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(Other definitions for asking that I've seen before include "being inquisitive" , "Questioning" , "Posing a question" , "Begging" , "It demands explanation!" .)

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