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 Blikian’dabol [splendid misery].Blind. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Blimber (Miss).
 
A blue-stocking, who knows the dead languages, and wears learned spectacles. She is the daughter of Dr. Blimber, a fossil school-master of the high and dry grammar type. (Dickens: Dombey and Son.)   1
 


 Blikian’dabol [splendid misery].Blind. 

 
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