go between the moon and the milkman

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go between the moon and the milkman

To flee overnight, so as to avoid pursuit (often by creditors). The moon represents the night, and the milkman the morning. Primarily heard in Australia. Looks like Joe went between the moon and the milkman. He was here after dinner but he's gone this morning.
See also: and, moon
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Peter said as a milkman he usually has to get up between 2am and 3am in the morning as the job has to be done by 7am.
People's Council claims that, being the rainbow internationally recognised as a LGBT community symbol, Happy Milkman should be prosecuted.
arms against the Milkman selling alcohol to their children, the problem arises when the children refuse to pay heed to their concerns.
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Dear Mr Milkman, could you please arrange for milk to be delivered on Saturdays, as well as other days of the week?
The milkman leapt back into the van but was hurled to the ground, and run over as it sped away.
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Guitar even implicitly calls for such revision in Song of Solomon when he tells Milkman that white people "know they are unnatural.
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Milkman does much to illuminate the contradictory developments taking place in the transition from the old world of Fordist mass production to the new and uncertain world lying beyond.
He reinscribes within his family the discourse of slavery when he tells Milkman, "Own things.
But she shows Milkman an unpossessive love that he cannot find from his parents.