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Pull Devil, Pull Baker

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Let each one do the best for himself in his own line of business, but let not one man interfere in that of another.

“It’s all fair pulling, ‘pull devil, pull baker;ʹ someone has to get the worst of it. Now it’s us [bushrangers], now it’s them [the police] that gets … rubbed out.”—Boldrewood: Robbery under Arms, chap. xxxvii.

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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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Pudens
Puff
Puff-ball
Puffed Up
Pug
Pugna Porcorum (Battle of the Pigs)
Puisne Judges
Pukwana (North American Indian)
Pull
Pull Bacon (To)
Pull Devil, Pull Baker
Pulling
Pumblechook (Uncle)
Pummel or Pommel
Pump
Pumpernickel
Pun
Pun and Pickpocket
Punch
Punch
Punctual