who laid the rail
 adv. phr.— «He was and is a gamester from who laid-the-rail. A fiercer competitive spirit never burned than the one which fires Grimes.» —“Burleigh Grimes Has Tough Job Ahead Managing the Dodgers” by Henry McLemore in New York Dunkirk Evening Observer (New York) Nov. 6, 1936. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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