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Bandbox (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Bandbox

Mine a-se on a bandbox; an answer to the offer of any thing inadequate to the purpose for which it is proffered, like offering a bandbox for a seat.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Banaghan * Banbury Story of a Cock and a Bull

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Bang Up
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