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Barber

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Every barber knows that

“Omnibus notum tonsoribus.”


Horace: 1 Satires, VII. 3.

In Rome the tonstriʹnæ or barbersʹ shops were the fashionable resort of loungers and idlers. Here every scandal was known, and all the talk of the town was repeated.

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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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Barbary
Barbason
Barbazure (or Blue-Beard)
Barbe (Ste.)
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Barbed Steed (a corruption of barded)
Barbel
Barbeliots
Barber
Barber Poet
Barber’s Pole
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Barcarole
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