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Mosse

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Napping, as Mosse took his mare. Wilbraham says Mosse took his mare napping, because he could not catch her when awake.

“Till day come, catch him as Mosse his grey mare, napping.”—Christmas Prince.

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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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