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Briton (Like a)

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Vigorously, perseveringly. “To fight like a Briton” is to fight with indomitable courage. “To work like a Briton” is to work hard and perseveringly. Certainly, without the slightest flattery, dogged courage and perseverance are the strong characteristics of John Bull. A similar phrase is “To fight like a Trojan.”

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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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Bristol Diamonds
Bristol Fashion (In)
Bristol Milk
Bristol Waters
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Britannia
British Lion (The)
Britomart [sweet maid]
Britomartis
Briton (Like a)
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