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 Balmung or Gram.Balmy-stick (To put on the). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Balmy.
 
I am going to the balmy”—i.e. to “Balmy sleep;” one of Dick Swiveller’s pet phrases. (Dickens: Old Curiosity Shop.)   1
 


 Balmung or Gram.Balmy-stick (To put on the). 

 
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