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Bow-catcher (A)

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A corruption of “Beau Catcher,” a love-curl, termed by the French an accroche cœur. A lovecurl worn by a man is a Bell-rope, i.e. a rope to pull the belles with.

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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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Bourgeois (French)
Bourgeoisie (French)
Bouse
Boustrapa
Boustrophedon
Bouts-rimes [rhymed-endings]
Bovey Coal
Bow (to rhyme with flow)
Bow (to rhyme with now)
Bow Bells
Bow-catcher (A)
Bow-hand
Bow-street Runners
Bow-window in Front (A)
Bow-wow Word
Bowden
Bowdlerise (To)
Bowels of Mercy
Bower
Bower Anchor
Bower-woman (A)