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 Sta’bat Ma’ter.Stable Keys, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Stable-door.
 
Locking the stable-door after the horse [or steed] is stolen. Taking precautions after the mischief is done.   1
 


 Sta’bat Ma’ter.Stable Keys, 

 
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