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Barebone Parliament (The)

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The Parliament convened by Cromwell in 1653; so called from Praise-God Barebone, a fanatical leader, who was a prominent member.

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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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Barbier
Barcarole
Barcelona (A)
Barclayans
Barcochebah or Barchõchebas (Shimeon)
Bardesanists
Bardit
Bardo deBardi
Bardolph
Bards
Barebone Parliament (The)
Barefaced
Barefooted
Bare Poles
Bargain
Bark
Barker
Barktan
Barlaham
Barley
Barley-bree