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 Carry out one’s Bat (To).Carry the Day (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Carry Swords!
 
Hold the drawn sword vertically, the blade against the shoulder (A military command.) (See above, CARRY ARMS.)   1
 


 Carry out one’s Bat (To).Carry the Day (To). 

 
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