Twa (def 1).
So the cattle were handed over, and the girl Batwa was given to Sigwe, whom by the way she made unhappy for the rest of his days.
Swallow H. Rider Haggard
- Batwing sleeve
formed, shaped, etc., like the wing of a bat. (of a garment or part of a garment) resembling or conceived of as resembling the wing of a bat, as a loose long sleeve (batwing sleeve) having a deep armhole and a tight wrist. noun a sleeve of a garment with a deep armhole and a […]
noun (pl) -women a female servant in any of the armed forces
bau business as usual Historical Examples After a great deal of trouble I managed to get an interpreter named Masirewa, who came from the small island of bau. Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines H. Wilfrid Walker Before he could arrive, the untrained volunteer army of Schleswig-Holsteiners suffered defeat at […]
a showy, usually cheap, ornament; trinket; gewgaw. a jester’s scepter. Historical Examples Makes the temporary incumbent of the bauble nervous, makes him jealous. Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess Henry W. Fischer I keep a box in my pocket merely as a bauble—it was a present. Loss and Gain John Henry Newman She […]