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Bath (Major)

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A poor, high-minded officer, who tries to conceal his poverty by bold speech and ostentatious bearing. Colman’s Poor Gentleman (Lieutenant Worthington) is a similar character. (Fielding: Amelia (a novel) 1751.)

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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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Batavia
Bate me an Ace
Bath
Bath Brick
Bath Chair (A)
Bath Metal
Bath Post
Bath Shillings
Bath Stone
Bath (Major)
Bath-kol (daughter of the voice)
Bathos [Greek, bathos, depth]
Bathsheba
Bathyllus
Batiste
Batrachomyomachia (pronounce Ba-trako-myo-makia)
Batta
Battar
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