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Nurse an Omnibus (To)

is to try and run it off the road. This is done by sending a rival omnibus close at its heels, or, if necessary, one before and one behind it, to pick up the passengers. As a nurse follows a child about regardless of its caprices, so these four-wheel nurses follow their rival.

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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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Numerals
Numero
Numidicus
Nunation
Nunc Dimittis
Nunc Stans
Nuncupative Will
Nunky pay for all
Nuremberg Eggs
Nurr and Spell
Nurse an Omnibus (To)
Nurseries
Nursery Tales
Nut
Nuts of May
Nuts
Nut-brown Maid
Nutcrack Night
Nutcrackers
Nutshell
Nym (Corporal)
O