hardened clay or shale, esp when crushed and used to form the top layer of a sports pitch: bluish-grey or reddish in colour
(as modifier): a blaes pitch
The Romance of Plant Life G. F. Scott Elliot
Willem Janszoon [vil-uh m yahn-suh n,, -sohn] /ˈvɪl əm ˈyɑn sən,, -soʊn/ (Show IPA), 1571–1638, Dutch cartographer, geographer, astronomer, and mathematician. Historical Examples Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Vol II Edward Luther Stevenson Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Vol II Edward Luther Stevenson The Life of John Milton, Volume 5 (of 7), 1654-1660 David Masson Terrestrial and […]
a West Indian stew of fish or pork with berries, lime, onion, and spices. Historical Examples The Men of the Moss-Hags S. R. Crockett
noun a robbery, esp with violence verb (transitive) blags, blagging, blagged to obtain by wheedling or cadging: she blagged free tickets from her mate to snatch (wages, someone’s handbag, etc); steal to rob (esp a bank or post office) Contemporary Examples How to Hustle Your Way to the Oscars Nico Hines February 14, 2014 How […]
informal conversation in a public place, often deceitful.