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 Pixy-led (Devonshire), Poake-ledden (Worcestershire).Place’bo. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Place aux Dames.
 
Make way for the ladies; give place to the ladies; the ladies first, if you please. Indirectly it means women beat the men hollow in every contest.   1
 


 Pixy-led (Devonshire), Poake-ledden (Worcestershire).Place’bo. 

 
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