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baa

baa
(n.) The cry or bleating of a sheep; a bleat.
(v. i.) To cry baa, or bleat as a sheep.

bac

bac
(n.) A broad, flatbottomed ferryboat, usually worked by a rope.
(n.) A vat or cistern. See 1st Back.

bad

bad
(imp.) Bade.
(superl.) Wanting good qualities, whether physical or moral; injurious, hurtful, inconvenient, offensive, painful, unfavorable, or defective, either physically or morally; evil; vicious; wicked; -- the opposite of good; as, a bad man; bad conduct; bad habits; bad soil; bad health; bad crop; bad news.

bag

bag
(n.) A sack or pouch, used for holding anything; as, a bag of meal or of money.
(n.) A sac, or dependent gland, in animal bodies, containing some fluid or other substance; as, the bag of poison in the mouth of some serpents; the bag of a cow.
(n.) A sort of silken purse formerly tied about men's hair behind, by way of ornament.
(n.) The quantity of game bagged.
(n.) A certain quantity of a commodity, such as it is customary to carry to market in a sack; as, a bag of pepper or hops; a bag of coffee.
(v. i.) To swell or hang down like a full bag; as, the skin bags from containing morbid matter.
(v. i.) To swell with arrogance.
(v. i.) To become pregnant.
(v. t.) To put into a bag; as, to bag hops.
(v. t.) To seize, capture, or entrap; as, to bag an army; to bag game.
(v. t.) To furnish or load with a bag or with a well filled bag.

bah

bah
(interj.) An exclamation expressive of extreme contempt.

bam

bam
(n.) An imposition; a cheat; a hoax.
(v. t.) To cheat; to wheedle.

ban

ban
(n.) A public proclamation or edict; a public order or notice, mandatory or prohibitory; a summons by public proclamation.
(n.) A calling together of the king's (esp. the French king's) vassals for military service; also, the body of vassals thus assembled or summoned. In present usage, in France and Prussia, the most effective part of the population liable to military duty and not in the standing army.
(n.) Notice of a proposed marriage, proclaimed in church. See Banns (the common spelling in this sense).
(n.) An interdiction, prohibition, or proscription.
(n.) A curse or anathema.
(n.) A pecuniary mulct or penalty laid upon a delinquent for offending against a ban; as, a mulct paid to a bishop by one guilty of sacrilege or other crimes.
(n.) An ancient title of the warden of the eastern marches of Hungary; now, a title of the viceroy of Croatia and Slavonia.
(v. i.) To curse; to swear.
(v. t.) To curse; to invoke evil upon.
(v. t.) To forbid; to interdict.

bap

bap
A small loaf or roll of soft bread

bar

bar
(n.) A piece of wood, metal, or other material, long in proportion to its breadth or thickness, used as a lever and for various other purposes, but especially for a hindrance, obstruction, or fastening; as, the bars of a fence or gate; the bar of a door.
(n.) An indefinite quantity of some substance, so shaped as to be long in proportion to its breadth and thickness; as, a bar of gold or of lead; a bar of soap.
(n.) Anything which obstructs, hinders, or prevents; an obstruction; a barrier.
(n.) A bank of sand, gravel, or other matter, esp. at the mouth of a river or harbor, obstructing navigation.
(n.) Any railing that divides a room, or office, or hall of assembly, in order to reserve a space for those having special privileges; as, the bar of the House of Commons.
(n.) The railing that incloses the place which counsel occupy in courts of justice. Hence, the phrase at the bar of the court signifies in open court.
(n.) The place in court where prisoners are stationed for arraignment, trial, or sentence.
(n.) The whole body of lawyers licensed in a court or district; the legal profession.
(n.) A special plea constituting a sufficient answer to plaintiff's action.
(n.) Any tribunal; as, the bar of public opinion; the bar of God.
(n.) A barrier or counter, over which liquors and food are passed to customers; hence, the portion of the room behind the counter where liquors for sale are kept.
(n.) An ordinary, like a fess but narrower, occupying only one fifth part of the field.
(n.) A broad shaft, or band, or stripe; as, a bar of light; a bar of color.
(n.) A vertical line across the staff. Bars divide the staff into spaces which represent measures, and are themselves called measures.
(n.) The space between the tusks and grinders in the upper jaw of a horse, in which the bit is placed.
(n.) The part of the crust of a horse's hoof which is bent inwards towards the frog at the heel on each side, and extends into the center of the sole.
(n.) A drilling or tamping rod.
(n.) A vein or dike crossing a lode.
(n.) A gatehouse of a castle or fortified town.
(n.) A slender strip of wood which divides and supports the glass of a window; a sash bar.
(n.) To fasten with a bar; as, to bar a door or gate.
(n.) To restrict or confine, as if by a bar; to hinder; to obstruct; to prevent; to prohibit; as, to bar the entrance of evil; distance bars our intercourse; the statute bars my right; the right is barred by time; a release bars the plaintiff's recovery; -- sometimes with up.
(n.) To except; to exclude by exception.
(n.) To cross with one or more stripes or lines.

bat

bat
(n.) A large stick; a club; specifically, a piece of wood with one end thicker or broader than the other, used in playing baseball, cricket, etc.
(n.) Shale or bituminous shale.
(n.) A sheet of cotton used for filling quilts or comfortables; batting.
(n.) A part of a brick with one whole end.
(n.) One of the Cheiroptera, an order of flying mammals, in which the wings are formed by a membrane stretched between the elongated fingers, legs, and tail. The common bats are small and insectivorous. See Cheiroptera and Vampire.
(v. i.) To use a bat, as in a game of baseball.
(v. t.) To strike or hit with a bat or a pole; to cudgel; to beat.

bay

bay
(a.) Reddish brown; of the color of a chestnut; -- applied to the color of horses.
(n.) An inlet of the sea, usually smaller than a gulf, but of the same general character.
(n.) A small body of water set off from the main body; as a compartment containing water for a wheel; the portion of a canal just outside of the gates of a lock, etc.
(n.) A recess or indentation shaped like a bay.
(n.) A principal compartment of the walls, roof, or other part of a building, or of the whole building, as marked off by the buttresses, vaulting, mullions of a window, etc.; one of the main divisions of any structure, as the part of a bridge between two piers.
(n.) A compartment in a barn, for depositing hay, or grain in the stalks.
(n.) A kind of mahogany obtained from Campeachy Bay.
(n.) A berry, particularly of the laurel.
(n.) The laurel tree (Laurus nobilis). Hence, in the plural, an honorary garland or crown bestowed as a prize for victory or excellence, anciently made or consisting of branches of the laurel.
(n.) A tract covered with bay trees.
(n.) A bank or dam to keep back water.
(v. i.) To bark, as a dog with a deep voice does, at his game.
(v. i.) Deep-toned, prolonged barking.
(v. i.) A state of being obliged to face an antagonist or a difficulty, when escape has become impossible.
(v. t.) To bark at; hence, to follow with barking; to bring or drive to bay; as, to bay the bear.
(v. t.) To bathe.
(v. t.) To dam, as water; -- with up or back.

bbl

bbl
Any of various units of capacity; "a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"

bed

bed
(n.) An article of furniture to sleep or take rest in or on; a couch. Specifically: A sack or mattress, filled with some soft material, in distinction from the bedstead on which it is placed (as, a feather bed), or this with the bedclothes added. In a general sense, any thing or place used for sleeping or reclining on or in, as a quantity of hay, straw, leaves, or twigs.
(n.) (Used as the symbol of matrimony) Marriage.
(n.) A plat or level piece of ground in a garden, usually a little raised above the adjoining ground.
(n.) A mass or heap of anything arranged like a bed; as, a bed of ashes or coals.
(n.) The bottom of a watercourse, or of any body of water; as, the bed of a river.
(n.) A layer or seam, or a horizontal stratum between layers; as, a bed of coal, iron, etc.
(n.) See Gun carriage, and Mortar bed.
(n.) The horizontal surface of a building stone; as, the upper and lower beds.
(n.) A course of stone or brick in a wall.
(n.) The place or material in which a block or brick is laid.
(n.) The lower surface of a brick, slate, or tile.
(n.) The foundation or the more solid and fixed part or framing of a machine; or a part on which something is laid or supported; as, the bed of an engine.
(n.) The superficial earthwork, or ballast, of a railroad.
(n.) The flat part of the press, on which the form is laid.
(v. i.) To go to bed; to cohabit.
(v. t.) To place in a bed.
(v. t.) To make partaker of one's bed; to cohabit with.
(v. t.) To furnish with a bed or bedding.
(v. t.) To plant or arrange in beds; to set, or cover, as in a bed of soft earth; as, to bed the roots of a plant in mold.
(v. t.) To lay or put in any hollow place, or place of rest and security, surrounded or inclosed; to embed; to furnish with or place upon a bed or foundation; as, to bed a stone; it was bedded on a rock.
(v. t.) To dress or prepare the surface of stone) so as to serve as a bed.
(v. t.) To lay flat; to lay in order; to place in a horizontal or recumbent position.

bee

bee
P. p. of Be; -- used for been.
(n.) An insect of the order Hymenoptera, and family Apidae (the honeybees), or family Andrenidae (the solitary bees.) See Honeybee.
(n.) A neighborly gathering of people who engage in united labor for the benefit of an individual or family; as, a quilting bee; a husking bee; a raising bee.
(n.) Pieces of hard wood bolted to the sides of the bowsprit, to reeve the fore-topmast stays through; -- called also bee blocks.

beg

beg
(n.) A title of honor in Turkey and in some other parts of the East; a bey.
(v. i.) To ask alms or charity, especially to ask habitually by the wayside or from house to house; to live by asking alms.
(v. t.) To ask earnestly for; to entreat or supplicate for; to beseech.
(v. t.) To ask for as a charity, esp. to ask for habitually or from house to house.
(v. t.) To make petition to; to entreat; as, to beg a person to grant a favor.
(v. t.) To take for granted; to assume without proof.
(v. t.) To ask to be appointed guardian for, or to ask to have a guardian appointed for.

bel

bel
(n.) The Babylonian name of the god known among the Hebrews as Baal. See Baal.

ben

ben
Alt. of Ben nut
An old form of the pl. indic. pr. of Be.
(adv.) The inner or principal room in a hut or house of two rooms; -- opposed to but, the outer apartment.
(adv. & prep.) Within; in; in or into the interior; toward the inner apartment.
(n.) A hoglike mammal of New Guinea (Porcula papuensis).
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