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 Boues de St. Amand (Les).Bougie. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Bought and Sold,
or Bought, sold, and done for. Ruined, done for, outwitted.   1
“Jocky of Norfolk, be not too bold,
For Diccon, thy master, is bought and sold.”
Shakespeare: Richard III., act v, 3.
        “It would make a man mad as a buck to be so bought and sold.”—Comedy of Errors, iii. 1.

 Boues de St. Amand (Les).Bougie. 

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