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Rickety Stock

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Stock bought or sold for a man of straw. If the client cannot pay, the broker must.

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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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Richard Cœur de Lion
Richard II.’s Horse
Richard III.’s Horse
Richard Roe
Richard is Himself again
Richard of Cirencester
Richarda
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Rick Mould
Rickety Stock
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Riddle
Riddle of Claret (A)
Ride
Ride for a Fall (To)
Ride up Holborn Hill (To)
Rider
Riderhood (Rogue)
Ridicule (Father of)
Riding [of Yorkshire]