Definitions starting with B

ID #1797

by-(and)-by


/bay(m)bay/ [Atlantic; cf. DJE bambai, Brit. dial. West bamby EDD, US dial. South bimeby WEA] adv. later; in a little while: 1917 By-by the string broke (Cleare 229).

Tags: adverb

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Last update: 2010-09-18 15:49
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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