a piece of kindling wood.
baw bulk acoustic wave Historical Examples Batman, bat′man, baw′man, n. a man who has charge of a bathorse. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various Why, it’s wit at a pinch, at any rate; therefore it need not make you baw—l, as if I had got into the wrong box. The Punster’s […]
an old Scottish bullion coin, originally worth about three halfpence of English coin, later sixpence. a halfpenny. anything of little value. Historical Examples If Sam Houston’s worth one bawbee, he’ll stand here and give ’em a fight. American Men of Action Burton E. Stevenson Mr. bawbee being a shrewd, hard-headed Scot, had an opinion of […]
noun a woman’s breast Word Origin alter. of bosom Usage Note usu. plural noun A small antitank rocket launcher (WWII Army) A very successful enterprise; blockbuster: its big bazooka, Home Improvement [1990s+; first sense fr its resemblance to a tubular musical instrument played by the 1940s comedian Bob Burns, who invented and named it in […]
(used familiarly) a fine fellow. Historical Examples The two names bawcock and Meacock had once a special significance. The Romance of Names Ernest Weekley noun (archaic) a fine fellow