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 Gad-about (A).Gad-steel. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gad-fly
 
is not the roving but the goading fly. (Anglo-Saxon, gad, a goad.)   1
 


 Gad-about (A).Gad-steel. 

 
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