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 Cut and Dry.Cut Away. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cut and Run.
 
Be off as quickly as possible. A sea phrase, meaning cut your cable and run before the wind.   1
 


 Cut and Dry.Cut Away. 

 
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