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  • noun Plural form of bean-eater.


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  • In Tuscany, where the people are sometimes called mangiafagiole, or bean-eaters, it seems almost their answer to soy.

    White Bean Confetti Dip

  • Badawin, ho believe in nothing but flesh, milk, and dates, deride the bean-eaters, but they do not consider the food so disgusting as onions.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • Say "-- he paused, and his sober face turned sad --" if all the bean-eaters who claim their grandpas were minute-men tell the truth, there wasn't no glory in winning at Lexington, there was such a tremendous sight of 'em.

    Vanguards of the Plains

  • "With a few bean-eaters from Boston to help," Goodrich responded.

    Winning the Wilderness

  • Thoreau behind the bars, was an important factor in the New England renaissance, and as such should be immortalized by a statue made of punk, set up on Boston Common for the delectation of bean-eaters.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great Philosophers, Volume 8

  • Our native bean-eaters have mistaken the stranger; they have not had time as yet to grow familiar with it, or to appreciate its merits; they have prudently abstained from touching the _ayacot_, whose novelty awoke suspicion.

    Social Life in the Insect World

  • villaraigosa can clean up the air in los angeles by getting rid of a few million bean-eaters.

    Mid-Day Briefs for Lunch Time Contemplation


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