Definitions starting with B

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n. 1. [Car.; Brit. usage] laundry bluing: 1918 He take a white sheet an a tub o' water. . . an' put blue in de water (Parsons 151). (Gen.)

2. the blue deep water beyond the reef: 1977 (Albury 157). cf. WHITE WATER (Gen.)

Tags: geography, noun

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Last update: 2012-01-08 10:04
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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