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Bucklersbury (London)

was at one time the noted street for druggists and herbalists; hence Falstaff says—

“I cannot cog, and say thou art this and that, like a many of these lisping hawthorn buds, that come like women in men’s apparel, and smell like Bucklersbury in simple time.”—Shakespeare: Merry Wives of Windsor, iii. 3.

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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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Buck-basket
Buck-bean
Buck-rider (A)
Buck-tooth
Buckwheat
Buckhorse
Buckingham
Bucklaw
Buckle
Buckler
Bucklersbury (London)
Buckmaster’s Light Infantry
Buckra
Buckshish or Baksheesh
Buddha
Buddhism
Buddhist
Bude or Gurney Light
Budge
Budge (To)
Budge Baehelors