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Beau Trap


A loose pavement under which water lodges, and which squirts up filth when trodden on, to the annoyance of the smartly dressed.

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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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Beating the Bounds
Beati Possidentes
Beatific Vision
Beau Ideal
Beau Jour beau Retour (A)
Beau Lion (Un)
Beau Monde
Beau Trap
Beauclerc [good scholar]
Beaumontague [pronounce bo-montaig]
Beautiful Parricide
Beauty and the Beast
Beauty of Buttermere
Beauty Sleep
Beaux Esprits (French)
Beaux Yeux (French)