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Humble Bee

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A corruption of the German hummel bee, the buzzing bee. Sometimes called the Dumble-dor. Also Bumble-bee, from its booming drone.

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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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