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 Bona Fide.Bonduca = Boadicea. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bona-ro’ba.
 
A courtesan (Italian); so called from the smartness of their robes or dresses.   1
       
“We knew where the bona-robas were.”
       
Shakespeare: 2 Henry IV., iii. 2.
 


 Bona Fide.Bonduca = Boadicea. 

 
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