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Butterflies

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in the cab trade, are those drivers who take to the occupation only in summer-time, and at the best of the season. At other times they follow some other occupation.

“The feeling of the regular drivers against these ‘butterfliesʹ is very strong.”—Nineteenth Century (March, 1893, p. 177).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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