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Bouquet

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French for nosegay.

“Mr. Disraeli was able to make a financial statement burst into a bouquet of flowers.”—McCarthy: Our Own Times, vol. iii. chap. xxx. p. 11.

The bouquet of wine, also called its nosegay, is its aroʹma.

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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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Boucan
Bouders
Boudoir
Boues de St. Amand (Les)
Bought and Sold
Bougie
Boule
Bouljanus
Bouncer
Bounty
Bouquet
Bourbon
Bourgeois (French)
Bourgeoisie (French)
Bouse
Boustrapa
Boustrophedon
Bouts-rimes [rhymed-endings]
Bovey Coal
Bow (to rhyme with flow)
Bow (to rhyme with now)