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Badness (See EVIL.)bachelor’s button
celibacy symbol. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 171]
bachelor U.S. marshal fights for law and order in Old West. [TV: “Gunsmoke” in Terrace, I, 331–332]
symbol of unmarried scholar; whence, baccalaureate. [Flower Symbolism: Emboden, 25]
bachelor lawyer. [TV: Terrace, II, 199]
Odd Couple, The
bachelor doctor stars in comic strip. [Comics: “Rex Morgan, M . D.” in Horn, 580–581]
pair of bachelors living the good life in New York. [Am. Lit. and TV: Terrace, II, 160–161]
eminently “available” uncle of Joe Gargery. [Br. Lit.: Great Expectations]
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