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Bidding Beads

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Telling off prayers by beads (Anglo-Saxon, biddan, to ask, to pray).

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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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Bibliomancy
Bibulus
Biceps
Biceps Parnassus (Pers. Prol. 2)
Bickerstaff (Isaac)
Bioorn
Bid
Bid
Bid-ale
Bidding Beads
Bidding-Prayer
Biddy (i.e. Bridget)
Bideford Postman
Bidpai
Biforked Letter of the Greeks
Bifrost
Big
Big Bird
Big-endians
Big Gooseberry Season (The)