who laid the rail
 adv. phr.— «He was selling very cheap to Wm. Larew, the grocer, when the capture was made, and “lit out for who laid the rail,” but the marshal was a little too spry for him.» —“Chicken Thief Caught” Knoxville Journal (Kentucky) Aug. 4, 1893. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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