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 Bheem or Bhîma.Bian’ca. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Biæum,
 
in rhetoric, means converting the proof into a disproof. As thus: That you were the murderer is proved by your being on the spot at the time. Reply: Just the contrary, if I had been the guilty person most certainly I should have run away. (Greek, biaion.)   1
 


 Bheem or Bhîma.Bian’ca. 

 
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