(Brit) another term for treacle (sense 1)
The Man Who Was Thursday G. K. Chesterton
a cocktail made with stout and champagne. Historical Examples Insect Adventures J. Henri Fabre Gigolo Edna Ferber The Drunkard Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull The Life of the Spider J. Henri Fabre Back Home Eugene Wood Diplomatic Days Edith O’Shaughnessy Men’s Wives William Makepeace Thackeray The High Heart Basil King noun a mixture of stout […]
Black English Vernacular. Abbreviation: BVE. Black English (def 1). Abbreviation: BEV.
a river in W Africa, in Ghana: the upper branch of the Volta River. About 500 miles (800 km) long. noun a river in W Africa, rising in SW Burkina Faso and flowing northeast, then south into Lake Volta: forms part of the border of Ghana with Burkina-Faso and with Côte d’Ivoire. Length: about 800 […]
Also called carrion crow. an American vulture, Coragyps atratus, having a black, bald head and black plumage. any of several Old World vultures, especially Aegypius monachus, of southern Europe, Asia, and North Africa.