a town in NE Texas.
(among the Yucatec Maya) a drink made from the bark of a leguminous tree, Lonchocarpus violaceus, which is soaked in honey and water and fermented. Historical Examples Mrs. balche was reminded of her own cat, and went to give it a little cream. Gentle Julia Booth Tarkington It may refer to balche (or baleze), the […]
noun Sir Michael. 1896–1977, British film producer; his films made at Ealing Studios include the comedies Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) and The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) Historical Examples Their mangled members round his balcon fall, Scorch’d in the flames, and dasht on every wall: Sad field of contemplation! The Columbiad Joel Barlow Elizabeth returned […]
a railing or balustrade before a window, giving the effect of a balcony.
a railing or balustrade before a window, giving the effect of a balcony. noun a lightly padded bra that is designed to lift and enhance the appearance of a woman’s bust