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Bruin

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One of the leaders arrayed against Hudibras. He was Talgol, a Newgate butcher, who obtained a captain’s commission for valour at Naseby. He marched next Orsin (Joshua Gosling, landlord of the bear-gardens at South-wark).

Sir Bruin. The name of the bear in the famous German beast-epic, called Reynard the Fox. (Dutch for brown.)

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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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Brown as a Berry
Brown, Jones, and Robinson
Brown Bess
Brown Bill
Brown Study
Browns
Brownie
Brownists
Browse his Jib (To)
Bruel
Bruin
Brumaire
Brummagem
Brums
Brunehild
Brunello (in Orlando Furioso)
Brunswicker
Brunt
Brush
Brush up (To)
Brut

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