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Leg-bail

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A runaway. To give legbail, to cut and run.

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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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Lees
Leet (A)
Leeward
Lefevre
Left
Left-handed Compliment (A)
Left-handed Marriage
Left-handed Oath (A)
Left in the Lurch
Leg (A)
Leg-bail
Leg-bye (A)
Leg of Mutton School (The)
Legs
Legal Tender (A)
Legem Pone
Legend
Legend of a Coin
Legenda Aurea
Leger
Leger-de-Main

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Bail (French, bailler)