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nounin phrase at sparrow fart
Very early in the morning.‘I never thought I'd catch you up and about at sparrow fart’
- ‘Another blowy grey morning and off at sparrow fart to see David Trimble's appearance on the platform.’
- ‘So, up at sparrow fart, on the plane, I was asleep.’
- ‘Paid up and rearing to go we presented for our first game drive at sparrow fart next morning.’
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