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Bites and Bams

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Hoaxes and quizzes; humbugery.

“[His] humble efforts at jocularity were chiefly confined to … bites and bams.”—Sir W. Scott: Guy Mannering, chap. 3.

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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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Bishop’s Mitre
Bissextile
Bisson
Bistonians
Bit
Bit (of a horse)
Bit
Bite
Bite
Bitelas
Bites and Bams
Biting Remark (A)
Bitt
Bitten
Bitter End (The)
Bitter as Gall
Bittock
Biz
Black
Black
Black as a Crow (or as a raven);