(Southern US, Black slang, dialect) brother: usually prefixed to a name: Br’er Jones
brassiere. Automotive Slang. a removable cover for the front end of an automobile to protect it from road debris. Contemporary Examples Prosecutor in Amanda Knox Appeal: Knox Is Guilty Barbie Latza Nadeau November 24, 2013 Egypt Protesters Outraged by Female Protester’s Beating (Video) December 17, 2011 The Movie Nudity Maestro: Jim McBride on 15 Years […]
a former duchy in W Europe, now divided between the Netherlands and Belgium. a province in central Belgium. 1268 sq. mi. (3285 sq. km). Capital: Brussels. Historical Examples The Story of Brussels Ernest Gilliat-Smith The Trader’s Wife Louis Becke A Dog of Flanders Louisa de la Ram, AKA uida The Trader’s Wife Louis Becke Fifty-two […]
a contemptuous term used to refer to an ardent or militant feminist or to someone perceived as such.
a Mexican laborer admitted legally into the U.S. for a short period to perform seasonal, usually agricultural, labor.