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Sit on the Rall or Fence (To)

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To refuse to promise your support to a party; to reserve your vote.

“In American slang, he was always sitting on the rail between Catholics and Huguenots.”—The Times.

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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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