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 Cut and Run.Cut Capers (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cut Away.
 
Be off at once. This is a French phrase, couper (cut away)—i.e. to break through the enemy’s ranks by cutting them down with your swords.   1
 


 Cut and Run.Cut Capers (To). 

 
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