beecham's pill

I
Australian Slang
older slang: fool; stupid person (rhyming slang for "dill"; from the proprietary name of a formerly popular medicine)
II
Cockney Rhyming Slang
1. Bill (statement)
I got my Beecham's from the tax people.
2. Still

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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