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Blue Billy (A)

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A blue neckcloth with white spots, worn by William Mace. More likely the allusion is to the bill or nose. (See Billy.)

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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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