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 Lad o’ Wax.Ladies. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
La’das.
 
Alexander’s messenger, noted for his swiftness of foot, mentioned by Catullus, Martial, and others. Lord Rosebery’s horse Ladas won the Derby in 1894.   1
 


 Lad o’ Wax.Ladies. 

 
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