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Burd (Helen)

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The Scotch female impersonation of the French preux or prudʹhomme, with this difference, that she is discreet, rather than brave and wise.

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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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Bungay
Bungay
Bunkum
Bunny
Bunsby (Jack)
Bunting
Buphagos
Burbon
Burchardise
Burchell (Mr.)
Burd (Helen)
Burden of a Song
Bure
Bureaucracy
Burglar [burg-larron]
Burgundian
Burial of an Ass
Buridan’s Ass
Burke
Burkers
Burl, Burler