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 Beak.Beam. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Beaker.
 
A drinking-glass; a rummer. (Greek, bikos, a wine jar.)   1
       
“Here, Gerard, reach your beaker.”
       
Browning: Blot in the ’Scuteheon, i. 1.
 


 Beak.Beam. 

 
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