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No More Poles

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Give over work. The cry in hop-gardens when the pickers are to cease working.

“When the sun set, the cry of ‘No more polesʹ resounded, and the work of the day was done.”—The Ludgate Monthly: Hops and Hop-pickers, November, 1891.

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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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