the second prong from the base of a stag’s antler.
a former province in NE India, now divided between India and Bangladesh. Compare East Bengal, West Bengal. Bay of, a part of the Indian Ocean between India and Burma (Myanmar). a raw silk from Bengal. a fabric, especially one made of silk and hair. a fabric, similar to muslin, with printed stripes. Contemporary Examples On […]
any of several often aromatic trees or shrubs of the genus Myrica, as M. pensylvanica, of northeastern North America, and M. californica, of the western U.S. Compare wax myrtle. the berry of such a plant. bay4 (def 2). Historical Examples He kindled a pipe and sat meditating, none too cheerfully, by the frail light of […]
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a lake port in E Michigan, near the mouth of the Saginaw River. a town in SE Texas. Contemporary Examples Tonya Jone Miller, who describes herself as an “aural courtesan,” has run the Bay City Blues sex-line for nine years. Sex, Suicide, and Homework: The Secret World of the Telephone Hotline Tim Teeman November 19, […]
Bay of, an inlet of the Atlantic in SE Canada, between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, having swift tidal currents. Historical Examples Minas, Basin of (mi-nas), a bay in the northwestern part of the Bay of Fundy. Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four. William H. Elson In the Bay of Fundy that night the elements […]