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 Running Footman.Running Thursday. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Running Leather.
 
His shoes are made of running leather. He is given to roving. Probably the pun is between roar and run.   1
 


 Running Footman.Running Thursday. 

 
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