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The youngest bishop of the House of Lords, whose duty it is to read prayers; so called because he walks into the house in a dead man’s shoes or boots, i.e. he was not in the house till some bishop there died, and left a vacancy.

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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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Book-keeper
Book-keeping
Bookworm
Boom
Boom-Passenger (A)
Boon Companion (A)
Boot
Boot-jack
Boots
Boots (an instrument of torture)
Boots
Boots
Boots at an Inn
Bootless Errand
Boötes (Bo-o-tees)
Booth
Boozy
Bor (in Norfolk)
Borachio
Borak
Bord Halfpenny