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Banyan

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A Hindû shopkeeper. In Bengal it denotes a native who manages the money concerns of a European, and also serves as an interpreter. In Madras such an agent is called Dubash (i.e. one who can speak two languages). (See Banian Days.)

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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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Banneret
Bannière
Bannière
Banns of Marriage
Banquet
Banquo
Banshee
Bantam
Banting
Bantling
Banyan
Bap or Baphomet
Baptes
Baptist
Bar
Bar
Bar
Bar
Bar (Trial at)
Barabas
Barataria

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