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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 Pocket-book Charles Molloy Westmacott

When hard-pressed they took refuge in the hills of baw and Lawksawk, coming back when the troops retired.
The Pacification of Burma Sir Charles Haukes Todd Crosthwaite

Here he rowed up the note like a baw in his hand, and put it into his coat pouch like any rational cratur.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 10, Issue 275, September 29, 1827 Various

Bathorse, baw′hors, n. a packhorse carrying the baggage of an officer.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

There he hid behind the hedges and as the butcher was passing he put his hand on his mouth and cried, baw, baw!
Bluebeard Clifton Johnson

He stalked down the aisle, and answered the male chorus’s cheery “Good morning” with a ramlike “baw.”
Excuse Me! Rupert Hughes


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