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 Driver of Europe (Le Cocher de l’Europe).Drives fat Oxen (Who). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Drivers,
 
in the Irish uprising about 1843, were persons engaged by landlords to drive all the live stock of defaulting tenants and lodge them in a pound [like that at Carrickmacross]. They were resisted by the Molly Maguires.   1
 


 Driver of Europe (Le Cocher de l’Europe).Drives fat Oxen (Who). 

 
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