Definitions starting with B

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bar: come over the bar

[alluding to a sand bar (now removed) in Nassau harbor] v. phr. to come from abroad: 1940 Dey trus' enybuddy who come over d' Bar (Dupuch 3).

Tags: idiom, verb phrase

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Last update: 2010-08-28 04:42
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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