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 Belch.Beldam. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Belcher.
 
A pocket-handkerchief—properly, a blue ground with white spots; so called from Jim Belcher, the pugilist, who adopted it.   1
 


 Belch.Beldam. 

 
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