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 Botley Assizes.Bottle. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bottes.
 
A propose de bottes. By the by, thus: Mais, Mons., à propos de bottes, comment se porte madame votre mère?   1
        “That venerable personage [the Chaldæan Charon] not only gives Izdubar instructions how to regain his health, but tells him, somewhat a propos des bottes … the long story of his perfidious adventure.”—Nineteenth Century, June, 1891, p. 911.
 


 Botley Assizes.Bottle. 

 
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