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The meaning of "sparrow fart"

" Sparrow fart "
Meaning:
Jokey term for the early morning.
Example:
I know we have to get the early flight but isn't 2am too soon to be getting up? It isn't even sparrow fart yet.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 19th century. Originally an example of rural slang.
Where is it used?:
Mostly Britain.
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