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 Out of Harness.Out of Sorts. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Out of Pocket.
 
To be out of pocket by a transaction is to suffer loss of money thereby. More went out of the pocket than came into it.   1
 


 Out of Harness.Out of Sorts. 

 
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