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Kelso Convoy (A)

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A step and a half over the door-stone or threshold.

“It’s no expected your honour suld leave the land; it’s just a Kelso convoy, a step and a half ower the door stane.”—Sir W. Scott: The Antiquary, chap. xxx.

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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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