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 Elbow.Elbow Room. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Elbow Grease.
 
Perspiration excited by hard manual labour. They say “Elbow grease is the best furniture oil.”   1
 


 Elbow.Elbow Room. 

 
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