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Batiste

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The fabric is so called from Baptiste of Cambrai, who first manufactured it.

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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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Bath Shillings
Bath Stone
Bath (Major)
Bath-kol (daughter of the voice)
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Bathyllus
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Battle
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