Lawn-market

(The). To go up the Lawn-market, in Scotch parlance, means to go to be hanged.

Up the Lawn-market, down the West Bow,
Up the lang ladder, down the short low.

Schoolboy Rhyme (Scotland).

“They [the stolen clothes] may serve him to gang up the Lawn-market in, the scoundrel.” —Sir W. Scott: Guy Mannering, chap. xxxii.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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