Billie (“Lady Day”) 1915–59, U.S. jazz singer.
It brought me to billie holiday’s music in a way I never would have been brought to it had I not seen Diana in the role.
Beyonce Meets Etta Rachel Syme December 8, 2008
(often pl) (mainly Brit)
a period in which a break is taken from work or studies for rest, travel, or recreation US and Canadian word vacation
(as modifier): a holiday mood
a day on which work is suspended by law or custom, such as a religious festival, bank holiday, etc related adjective ferial
(intransitive) (mainly Brit) to spend a holiday
Billie. real name Eleanora Fagan; known as Lady Day. 1915–59, US jazz singer
1500s, earlier haliday (c.1200), from Old English haligdæg “holy day; Sabbath,” from halig “holy” (see holy) + dæg “day” (see day); in 14c. meaning both “religious festival” and “day of recreation,” but pronunciation and sense diverged 16c. As a verb meaning “to pass the holidays” by 1869.
A small area missed while painting
A forgotten or neglected task (1935+ Navy)
see: busman’s holiday
- Buddy holly
Buddy (Charles Hardin Holley) 1936–59, U.S. rock and roll singer and guitarist. a female or male given name. Contemporary Examples Practically every buddy holly song was three chords, so why not write your own? The Beatles Succeeded Through Talent, Ambition, and a Lot of Arrogance Andrew Romano November 9, 2013 But I also fell in […]
- B horizon
the subsoil in a soil profile. noun the layer of a soil profile immediately below the A horizon, containing deposits of leached material B horizon In ABC soil, the second and middle zone, characterized by an accumulation of soluble or suspended organic material, clay, iron, or aluminum. These materials originate in the A horizon and […]
Friedrich [German free-drikh] /German ˈfri drɪx/ (Show IPA), or Bedřich [Czech be-drzhikh] /Czech ˈbɛ drʒɪx/ (Show IPA), 1879–1952, Czech archaeologist and orientalist.
Bachelor of Industrial Design. (in prescriptions) twice a day. abbreviation (in prescriptions) bis in die b.i.d. abbr. Latin bis in die (twice a day) Latin bis in die (twice a day)