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Better kind Friend, etc

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Better kind friend than friend kind. Friend is a corruption of fremd, meaning a stranger. Better [a] kind stranger than a kinsman who makes himself a stranger, or an estranged kinsman.

Better off. In more easy circumstances.

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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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Best Man (at a wedding)
Best Things (The Eight)
Bestiaries or Bestials
Bête
Bête Noire
Beth Gelert
Bethlemenites
Betrothed (The)
Better
Better kind Friend, etc
Bettina
Bettina
Betty
Betty
Betubium
Between
Betwixt and Between
Beurre
Beuves
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