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Ovem lupo committere.
To set a fox to keep the geese.
Don't get a fox to guard the geese [or chickens, ducks, etc.].
This entry is located in the following units: Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group O (page 2) lupus, lup- + (page 2) miss-, mis-, -miss, -mis, mit-, mitt-, -mit, -mitt (page 5)