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Barn-burners

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Destructives, who, like the Dutchman of story, would burn down their barns to rid themselves of the rats.

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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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Barmecide
Barmecide’s Feast
Barnabas
Barnabites
Barnaby Lecturers
Barnaby Rudge
Barnacle
Barnacles
Barnacles
Barnardine
Barn-burners
Barnet
Barnwell (George)
Baro-Devel
Baron
Baron Bung
Baron Munchausen (pron. Moohnkow-zn)
Baron of Beef
Barons War (The)
Barrack Hack (The)
Barracks

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Barn-burners