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Barataʹria

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Sancho Panza’s islandcity, over which he was appointed governor. The table was presided over by Doctor Pedro Rezio de Agueʹro, who caused every dish set upon the board to be removed without being tasted—some because they heated the blood, and others because they chilled it; some for one ill effect, and some for another; so that Sancho was allowed to eat nothing. The word is from barato (cheap).

“The meat was put on the table, and whisked away, like Sancho’s inauguration feast at Barataria.”—Thackeray.

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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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Banyan
Bap or Baphomet
Baptes
Baptist
Bar
Bar
Bar
Bar
Bar (Trial at)
Barabas
Barataria
Barăthron
Barb
Barb
Barbari
Barbarians
Barbarossa [Red-beard, similar to Rufus]
Barbary
Barbason
Barbazure (or Blue-Beard)
Barbe (Ste.)

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Barataria