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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Walking Gentleman (A),
 
in theatrical parlance, means one who has little or nothing to say, but is expected to deport himself as a gentleman when before the lights.   1
 


 Walker’s ’Bus.Walking Sword (A). 

 
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