catch a tramp
 v. phr.— «In the rural farm country past Kiryat Arba, Jewish hitchhikers, most commonly teenagers off to visit friends or traveling between home and school, often try to “catch a tramp,” as they say here, directly in front of the small settlements that punctuate the highway.» —“On the Road” by David Margolis David Margolis (Jerusalem, Israel) Sept., 1999. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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