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 Barn-burners.Barnwell (George). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Barnet.
 
An epicure who falls in love with, and marries, a lady on account of her skill in dressing a dish of stewed carp. (Edward, a novel by Dr. John Moore, 1796.)   1
 


 Barn-burners.Barnwell (George). 

 
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