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  • n. a native or inhabitant of Beotia
  • n. a simpleton
  • adj. of, or relating to Beotia
  • adj. simple minded


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  • And I will conclude, my very dear Richard, by saying that London air is Beotian air too, not fit for my Attic lungs to respire.

    Morgan’s Run

  • Ho ho ho, and off into the Beotian air go my Attic lungs!

    Morgan’s Run

  • Mathematics, Fluxions, and the doctrine of all essential spirits that admit of proof -- in the name of Nebuchadanezar the divine, who invented the convenient scheme of taking a cold collation under a hedge -- by the power of that profound branch of learning, the Greek Digemma -- by the authority of true Latin, primo, of Beotian Greek, secundo, and of

    Going to Maynooth Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry, The Works of William Carleton, Volume Three


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