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 Bullet.Bulling the Barrel 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bulletin.
 
French for a certificate. An official report of an officer to his superior, or of medical attendants respecting the health of persons of notoriety; so called because they were authenticated by an official bulla or seal. (Spanish, boletin, a warrant; Italian, bullettino, a roll.)   1
 


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