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 Walk (in Hudibras)Walk Spanish. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Walk Chalks.
 
An ordeal used on board ship as a test of drunkenness. Two parallel lines being chalked on the deck, the supposed delinquent must walk between them without stepping on either.   1
 


 Walk (in Hudibras)Walk Spanish. 

 
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