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Barcelona (A)

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A fichu, piece of velvet for the neck, or small neck-tie, made at Barcelona, and common in England in the first quarter of the nineteenth century. Also a neckcloth of some bright colour, as red with yellow spots.

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“And on this handkerchief so starch and white

She pinned a Barcelona black and tight.”


Peter Pindar: Portfolio (Dinah).


“A double Barcelona protected his neck.”—Scott: Peveril of the Peak (Prefatory Letter.)

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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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Barclayans
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Barcelo`na