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 Barley-bree.Barleycorn. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Barley Cap.
 
To wear the barley cap. To be top-heavy or tipsy with barley-bree. The liquor got into the head.   1
 


 Barley-bree.Barleycorn. 

 
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