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Bellerʹophon

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One of the ships which took part in the Battle of the Nile, and was called by the English sailors “the Bully-ruffran,” or “Belly-ruffron.”

“Why, she and the Belly-ruffron seem to have pretty well shared and shared alike.”—Captain Marryat: Poor Jack, chap. xiii.

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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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