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 Oster-Monath.Os’tracis’m. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ostler,
 
jocosely said to be derived from oat-stealer, but actually from the French hostelier, an innkeeper.   1
 


 Oster-Monath.Os’tracis’m. 

 
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