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azure  a semi-precious stone, today called lapis lazuli. In the description of Chaunticleer, the use of  azure reinforces his courtly appearance. Bacchus (Bacus), Venus  Bacchus was the god of wine. Virginia had never tasted wine because it  would arouse her interest in Venus, the goddess of love. Bacchus  the god of wine and interceder in quarrels. Bethulie (Bethulia)  a city of the Israelites, besieged by Holofernes. Bob-Up-And-Down  a town very near Canterbury; the pilgrims must be in the vicinity of the  Cathedral of Canterbury. Bologna  during Chaucer's lifetime, one of the principal cultural centers, especially famed in  medicine and science. Bretons (Britouns)  inhabitants of Brittany in France. Bromeholm (Bromeholme)  a piece of wood reputed to be a part of the cross known as the Rood of  Bromeholme, highly venerated in Scotland. Bruges (Brugges)
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