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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sliding Scale.
 
A schedule of payment which slides up and down as the article to which it refers becomes dearer or cheaper. In government duty it varies as the amount taxed varies.   1
 


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