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.
a sleeve of a garment with a deep armhole and a tight wrist
shaped like the wings of a bat, as a black tie, collar, etc
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 […]
a showy, usually cheap, ornament; trinket; gewgaw. a jester’s scepter. Contemporary Examples Not nearly enough, apparently, to cover the cost of her favorite bubbies, baubles, and baby ATVs. The Real Cost of Real Housewives Pamela Redmond Satran/Nameberry June 19, 2010 She talks to Sandra McElwaine about her childhood and love of baubles. Mary Higgins Clark […]