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Baisser

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Il semble quʹil nʹy a quʹà se baisser et en prendre (French). One would think he has only to pick and choose. Said of a person who fancies that fortune will fall into his lap, without his stirring. Literally, “to stoop down and pick up what he wants.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bahagnia
Bahaignons
Bahr Geist (A)
Bail (French, bailler)
Bailey
Bailiff
Bailleur
Baillif (Herry)
Bain Marie
Bairam
Baisser
Bait
Bajaderes
Bajulus
Bajura
Baked
Baked Meat
Baker (The)
Baker’s Dozen
Baker’s Knee (A)
Bakshish