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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Go to the Wall (To).
 
To be pushed on one side, laid on the shelf, passed by. Business men, and those in a hurry, leave the wall-side of a pavement to women, children, and loungers.   1
 


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