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Lawn-market (The)


To go up the Lawn-market, in Scotch parlance, means to go to be hanged.

Up the Lawn-market, down the West Bow,

Up the lang ladder, down the short low.”

Schoolboy Rhyme (Scotland).

“They [the stolen clothes] may serve him to gang up the Lawn-market in, the scoundrel.”—Sir W. Scott: Guy Mannering, chap. xxxii.

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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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