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 Moon-rakers.Moonlight Flitting (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Moon’s Men.
 
Thieves and highway-men who ply their trade by night.   1
        “The fortune of us that are but Moon’s-men doth ebb and flow like the sea.”—Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV., i. 2.
 


 Moon-rakers.Moonlight Flitting (A). 

 
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