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irritable or bad-tempered
ugly or disgusting — especially of a shade of green
relating to bile (a green digestive fluid)
- Accordingly we looked in at a baker's window, and after I had made a series of proposals to buy everything that was bilious in the shop, and he had rejected them one by one, we decided in favour of a nice little loaf of brown bread, which cost me threepence.Chapters 4-6 (68% in)
- Not half so bilious.'Chapters 34-36 (24% in)
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