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 Belten’ebros.Belvedere [bel-ve-dear]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Belvawney (Miss),
 
of the Portsmouth theatre. She always took the part of a page, and wore tights and silk stockings. (Dickens: Nicholas Nickleby, 1838.)   1
 


 Belten’ebros.Belvedere [bel-ve-dear]. 

 
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