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 Bruel.Brumaire. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bruin.
 
One of the leaders arrayed against Hudibras. He was Talgol, a Newgate butcher, who obtained a captain’s commission for valour at Naseby. He marched next Orsin (Joshua Gosling, landlord of the bear-gardens at South-wark).   1
   Sir Bruin. The name of the bear in the famous German beast-epic, called Reynard the Fox. (Dutch for brown.)   2
 


 Bruel.Brumaire. 

 
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