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Belvawney (Miss)

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of the Portsmouth theatre. She always took the part of a page, and wore tights and silk stockings. (Dickens: Nicholas Nickleby, 1838.)

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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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Beloved Physician
Below the Belt
Belphegor
Belphœbe
Belt
Beltane
Belted Knight
Belted Will
Beltenebros
Belvawney (Miss)
Belvedere [bel-ve-dear]
Belvidera (in Otway’s Venice Preserved)
Bemuse
Ben
Ben (a theatrical word)
Ben Jochanan
Ben trovato (Italian)
Benaiah
Benares
Benbow (Admiral)