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 Brydport Dagger.Bubas’tis. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bub.
 
Drink. (Connected with bubble—Latin, bibo, to drink; our imbibe.) (See GRUB.)   1
        “Drunk with Helicon’s waters and double-brewed bub.”—Prior: To a Person who wrote ill.
 


 Brydport Dagger.Bubas’tis. 

 
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