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 Throw your Eye on.Thrums. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Throwing an Old Shoe for Luck.
 
(See under SHOE.)   1
        “Now, for goode luck caste an old shoe after me.”—Haywood (1693–1756).
        “Ay, with all my heart, there’s an old shoe after you.”—The Parson’s Wedding (Dodsley, vol. ix. p. 499).
 


 Throw your Eye on.Thrums. 

 
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