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What will someone get if you send them for a horse ladder

What will some get if you send them for a horse ladder: Confused and laughed at.  The dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue says a horse ladder is: A piece of Wiltshire wit, which consists  in sending some raw lad, or simpleton, to a neighbouring farm house, to borrow a horse ladder, in order to get up the [...]