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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Stampede.
 
A sudden panic in a herd of buffaloes, causing them to rush away pell-mell. The panic-flight of the Federals at Bull Run, near the Poto’mac, U.S., in 1861, was a stampede.   1
 


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