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Bubble and Squeak

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Cold boiled meat and greens fried. They first bubbled in water when boiled, and afterwards hissed or squeaked in the frying-pan.

Something pretentious, but of no real value, such as “rank and title,” or a bit of ribbon in one’s button hole.

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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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Brute or Brutus
Brutum Fulmen (Latin)
Brutus (Junius)
Brutus (Marcus)
Bruxellois
Brydport Dagger
Bub
Bubastis
Bubble (A)
Bubble and Squeak
Bucca
Buccaneer
Bucentaur
Bucephalos [bull-headed]
Buchanites
Buck
Buck-basket
Buck-bean
Buck-rider (A)
Buck-tooth