a city in NW Romania.
an ancient resort city in SW Italy, near Naples: villas of Caesar, Nero, and Pompey. Historical Examples At a fête given by Nero at Baiae the sum of four millions of sesterces or about 20,000l. was incurred for roses. Flowers and Flower-Gardens David Lester Richardson Since our return from Baiae, I have had more to […]
bidarka. a sealskin boat used by Aleuts and southern Alaskan Eskimos. Historical Examples The small boat is called by the natives kyak, and by the Russians baidarka. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1 Hubert Howe Bancroft The baidarka is about sixteen feet in length, and two feet in width at the middle, tapering […]
a day bed of the Empire period, having a back sloping and curving to form a rounded head and foot. Historical Examples I was as innocent in thought and intention as a baigneuse at Margate. Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 109, September 28, 1895 Various Her baigneuse—generally of chiffon and old point lace—has not […]
- La baie
a town in S Quebec, in E Canada, near Chicoutimi. Historical Examples Dans le dpartement de Yoro, ils sont rpandus dans le pays depuis la rivire Sulaco jusqu’ La Baie de Honduras.’ The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1 Hubert Howe Bancroft