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Bum-boat

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A small wide boat to carry provisions to vessels lying off shore. Also calleddirt-boats,” being used for removing filth from ships lying in the Thames. (Dutch, bumboot, a wide fishing boat. In Canada a punt is called a bun. A bun is a receptacle for keeping fish alive.)

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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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Bulls
Bullet
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Bully
Bully-boy (A)
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Bumble
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