/baz/ The third metasyntactic variable “Suppose we have three functions: FOO, BAR, and BAZ. FOO calls BAR, which calls BAZ…” (See also fum). Occasionally appended to foo to produce “foobaz”.
Early versions of the Hacker Jargon dictionary derived “baz” as a Stanford corruption of bar. However, Pete Samson (compiler of the TMRC lexicon) reports it was already current when he joined TMRC in 1958. He says “It came from “Pogo”. Albert the Alligator, when vexed or outraged, would shout “Bazz Fazz!” or “Rowrbazzle!” The club layout was said to model the (mythical) New England counties of Rowrfolk and Bassex (Rowrbazzle mingled with Norfolk/Suffolk/Middlesex/ Essex).”
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As for Bel-sarbi, or Shar-sarbi, the god of baz, they appear to be titles rather than names.
The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria Morris Jastrow
Ran named them and he said we could call Jean’s, Ruby, and mine baz.
The Four Corners Amy Ella Blanchard
The baz men are hereditary builders, and migrate in a body to Mosul in winter in order to undertake such work.
The Cradle of Mankind W.A. Wigram
The district of Jelu is under a bishop whose spiritual jurisdiction also extends over baz.
Discoveries among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon Austen H. Layard
The female goshawk is known as a baz, and is worth anything up to Rs.
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a marketplace or shopping quarter, especially one in the Middle East. a sale of miscellaneous contributed articles to benefit some charity, cause, organization, etc. a store in which many kinds of goods are offered for sale; department store. Contemporary Examples We marched slowly to Toopkhaneh Square, which is in the central part of Tehran near […]
a marketplace or shopping quarter, especially one in the Middle East. a sale of miscellaneous contributed articles to benefit some charity, cause, organization, etc. a store in which many kinds of goods are offered for sale; department store. Historical Examples The Harper’s bazar fashion-pages were not scorned in that dearth of reading, by the men […]
noun an infinite number or very large exaggerated number Examples I have reminded him a bazillion times. Word Origin blend of billion and gazillion Usage Note slang Contemporary Examples Oh, and I am sure Ellen will be a little excited to keep her bazillion bucks that she pays in taxes too. You Can Forget My […]
René François Nicolas Marie [ruh-ney frahn-swa nee-kaw-lah ma-ree] /rəˈneɪ frɑ̃ˈswa ni kɔˈlɑ maˈri/ (Show IPA), 1853–1932, French novelist. Historical Examples We left our horses at the post, and found a guide to Bazin’s Inn, which lay beyond the walls. David Balfour, Second Part Robert Louis Stevenson It is safe to say that Bazin will never […]