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Bonnyclabber

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A drink made of beer and buttermilk. (Irish, bainne, milk; claba, thick or thickened.)

“With beer and buttermilk, mingled together, . . To drink such … bonny-clapper.”


Ben Jonson: The New Inn, i. 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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