(informal) one of the German air raids in 1942 on places of cultural and historical importance in England
crushed sugar cane or beet refuse from sugar making. paper made from fibers of bagasse. Historical Examples With 30 pounds of bagasse per 100 pounds of cane, no other fuel should be required. Industrial Cuba Robert P. Porter noun the pulp remaining after the extraction of juice from sugar cane or similar plants: used as […]
Baghdad. a city in and the capital of Iraq, in the central part, on the Tigris. Historical Examples For they at Moussel are not so well convinced that the devil is the cause of troublesome dreams, as we are at Bagdad. The Arabian Nights, Volume III (of 4) Anonymous The first clock that ever measured […]
- Baggage car
a car of a passenger train in which luggage, trunks, etc., are carried. Contemporary Examples The engine, baggage car, coach, and chair car fell into the creek, claiming 96 lives and leaving only two dozen alive. The Five Deadliest Train Derailments in U.S. History The Daily Beast December 1, 2013 Historical Examples The guard in […]
- Baggage handler
a person employed by a railway, airline, or steamship company to load or unload baggage.