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 Beam.Bean. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Beam (of a stag).
 
That part of the head from which the horns spring. (Anglo-Saxon béam, a tree; the horns are called branches.)   1
 


 Beam.Bean. 

 
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