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 Bavie’ca.Bawbee. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ba’vius.
 
Any bad poet. (See BAVIAD.)   1
       
“May some choice patron bless each grey goose quill,
May every Bavius have his Bufo still.”
       
Pope: Prologue to the Satires, 249–50.
 


 Bavie’ca.Bawbee. 

 
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