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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Brabançons.
 
Troops of adventurers and bandits, who made war a trade and lent themselves for money to anyone who would pay them; so called from Brabant, their great nest. (Twelfth century.)   1
 


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