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 Bellefontaine (Benedict).Beller’ophon. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Beller’ophon.
 
One of the ships which took part in the Battle of the Nile, and was called by the English sailors “the Bully-ruffran,” or “Belly-ruffron.”   1
        “Why, she and the Belly-ruffron seem to have pretty well shared and shared alike.”—Captain Marryat: Poor Jack, chap. xiii.
 


 Bellefontaine (Benedict).Beller’ophon. 

 
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