Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Balaam Basket or Box (A).

 Balaam.Balafré, 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
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
 


 Balaam.Balafré, 

 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors