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Boss

Edited by Susie Dent

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

Edition 19

Published by Chambers Harrap Publishers

Published in print January 2012 |
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199990009

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1. The word, which derives from the Dutch baas, ‘master’, has come to mean any person in charge, and

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Subjects: History of English

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