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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Street and Walker (Messrs.).
 
“In the employ of Messrs. Street and Walker.” Said of a person out of employment. A gentleman without means, whose employment is walking about the streets.   1
 


 Streak of Silver (The).Stretch’er. 

 
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