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 Rumpelstilzchen [Rumple-stilts-skin].Run. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rumping Dozen.
 
A corruption of Rump and Dozen, meaning a rump of beef and a dozen of claret; or a rump steak and dozen oysters.   1
 


 Rumpelstilzchen [Rumple-stilts-skin].Run. 

 
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