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Bellwether of the Flock

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A jocose and rather depreciating term applied to the leader of a party. Of course the allusion is to the wether or sheep which leads the flock with a bell fastened to its neck.

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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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Bellefontaine (Benedict)
Bellerophon
Bellerophon
Bellerus
Bellicent
Bellin
Bellisant
Bellman
Bellona
Bellows
Bellwether of the Flock
Belly
Belly-timber
Belomancy (Greek)
Beloved Disciple
Beloved Physician
Below the Belt
Belphegor
Belphœbe
Belt
Beltane