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Bonny-clabber

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Bonny-clabber. n.s. A word used in some counties for sour buttermilk.

We scorn, for want of talk, to jabber,
Of parties o'er our bonny-clabber;
Nor are we studious to enquire,
Who votes for manours, who for hire.
Swift.

Sources: Swift, Jonathan (306)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Bonny-clabber." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: April 15, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=6345.


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