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Lock the Stable Door

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Lock the stable door when the steed is stolen. To take “precautions” when the mischief is done.

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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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Lob’s Pound
Lobby
Loblolly
Loblolly Boy (A.)
Lobster Sauce
Lobsters
Lochiel
Lochinvar
Lock, Stock, and Barrel
Lock the Stable Door
Lockhart
Lockit
Lockitt’s
Lockman
Locksley
Locksley Hall
Locksmith’s Daughter
Loco Parentis (Latin)
Locofocos
Locomotive, or Locomotive Engine