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Pillar to Post

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Running from pillar to post—from one thing to another without any definite purpose. This is an allusion to the manege. The pillar is the centre of the riding ground, and the posts are the columns at equal distances, placed two and two round the circumference of the ring.

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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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Pikestaff
Pilate Voice
Pilate’s Wife
Pilatus (Mount)
Pilch
Pilcher
Pilgarlic or Pilld Garlic (A)
Pilgrim Fathers (The)
Pilgrimage
Pillar Saints
Pillar to Post
Pillars of Heaven (The)
Pillars of Hercules (The)
Pillory
Pilot
Pilot Balloon (A)
Pilot Fish
Pilot that weathered the Storm (The)
Pilpay or Bidpay
Pimlico (London)
Pimlico