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 Bob’adil.Bobbish. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bobbery,
 
as “Kicking up a bobbery,” making a squabble or tumult, kicking up a shindy. It is much used in India, and Colonel Yule says it is of Indian origin.   1
 


 Bob’adil.Bobbish. 

 
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