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 Bacchana’lian.Bacchante (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bacchant.
 
A person given to habits of drinking; so called from the “bacchants,” or men admitted to the feasts of Bacchus. Bacchants wore fillets of ivy.   1
 


 Bacchana’lian.Bacchante (2 syl.). 

 
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