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 Biting Remark (A).Bitten. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bitt.
 
To bitt the cable is to fasten it round the “bitt” or frame made for the purpose, and placed in the fore part of the vessel.   1
 


 Biting Remark (A).Bitten. 

 
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