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 Belvide’ra (in Otway’s Venice Preserved).Ben. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bemuse (2 syl.).
 
To get into a dreamy, half-intoxicated state.   1
        “Bemusing himself with beer.”—Sala: Gaslight and Daylight.
 


 Belvide’ra (in Otway’s Venice Preserved).Ben. 

 
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