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Reference Entry

Basil Brush

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

Published by Chambers Harrap Publishers

Published in print January 2009 |
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199916108

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A fox puppet possessed of a gap-toothed grin, an upper-class voice and a prominent, highly mobile tail. Basil Brush first

Reference Entry.  82 words. 

Subjects: history of English

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