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 Barbary.Barbazure (or Blue-Beard). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bar’bason.
 
A fiend mentioned by Shakespeare in the Merry Wives of Windsor, ii. 2, and in Henry V., ii. 1.   1
        “Amaimon sounds well, Lucifer well, Barbason well; yet they are … the names of flends.”—Merry Wives.
 


 Barbary.Barbazure (or Blue-Beard). 

 
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