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 Bear Account (A).Bear-leader. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bear Garden.
 
This place is a perfect bear-garden—that is, full of confusion, noise, tumult, and quarrels. Bear-gardens were places where bears used to be kept and baited for public amusement.   1
 


 Bear Account (A).Bear-leader. 

 
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