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Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus, was so called. James III. made favourites of architects and masons. One mason, named Cochrane, he created Earl of Mar. The Scotch nobles held a council in the church of Lauder for the purpose of putting down these upstarts, when Lord Gray asked, “Who will bell the cat?” “That will I,” said Douglas, and he fearlessly put to death, in the king’s presence, the obnoxious minions. (See Bell.)

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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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Belial (Hebrew)
Belinda
Belinuncia
Belisarius
Bell
Bell
Bells
Bell, Book, and Candle
Bell of Patrick’s Will (clog an eadhachta Phatraic)
Bell Savage
Bell-the-Cat
Bell-wavering
Belladonna (Italian, beautiful lady)
Bellarmine (A)
Bellaston (Lady)
Belle
Belles Lettres
Bellefontaine (Benedict)
Bellerophon
Bellerophon
Bellerus

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