From Plastic Tub

bood-lyre dand. 1. A vulgarisation of Bottled Air, the term refers to verse peddled on the streets of New York City in the 1930's, as a substitute for intricate piping. 2. William Flintrock's somewhat denigrating pet name for French poet Charles Baudelaire, as featured in his two act drama, Pork Pie Hat.

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