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 Hunters and RunnersHunting the Gowk. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Hunting of the Hare.
A comic romance, published in Weber’s collection. A yeoman informs the inhabitants of a village that he has seen a hare, and invites them to join him in hunting it. They attend with their curs and mastiffs, pugs and house-dogs, and the fun turns on the truly unsportsmanlike manner of giving puss the chase.   1

 Hunters and RunnersHunting the Gowk. 


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