Great Expectations

Wemmick gives words and phrases special meanings. Explain each of the following: d. “A pair of pigeons are portable property.” : “He’s always so high.”

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Portable property is property you can take with you when you move. I suppose pigeons are easily portable, even on their own. I think that Wemmick is referring to Mr. Jaggers' tall height measuring up with his high capabilities.