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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Balaam Basket or Box (A).
 
An ass’s pannier. In printer’s slang of America, it is the place where rejected articles are deposited. (See BALAAM.)   1
 


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