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Balmy

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I am going to the balmy”—i.e. to “Balmy sleep;” one of Dick Swiveller’s pet phrases. (Dickens: Old Curiosity Shop.)

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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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Balle
Ballendino (Don Antonio)
Ballet (pronounce bal-lay)
Balliol College
Balloon (A pilot)
Balloon Post
Balm (French, baume)
Balmawhapple
Balmérino (Lord)
Balmung or Gram
Balmy
Balmy-stick (To put on the)
Balnibarbi
Balthazar
Baltic
Balwhidder (The Rev. Micah)
Bambino
Bambocciades
Bamboccio or Bamboche
Bamboozle
Bampton Lectures