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  • Definitions starting with B: bro
    Entry: See B'. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: broad-leaved wild pineapple
    Entry: [from the resemblance of the leaves to those of the pineapple] n., Obs. the cactuslike pinguin, Bromelia pinguin, related to the pineapple: 1835 (Journal 88). ...

  • Definitions starting with B: broad-lip conch
    Entry: [cf. DJE broadleaf conch a variety of large conch whose shell opens out with a broad, leaflike appendage; cf. also Scots broad-lipped of a hat: ...

  • Definitions starting with B: broke, bruck
    Entry: /brok/ [Atlantic; cf. Scots, Irel. dial. bruck break (Hancock 1971:155), also US dial. ADD] v. to break: 1918 My leg so small he may broke ...

  • Definitions starting with B: broke corn
    Entry: [cf. Cam. brok-kÉ”:n to harvest (corn) CCD; US dial. South breaking corn taking the ear of corn from the stalk (Ayers 1950:74)] v.phr. to pick ...

  • Definitions starting with B: broke off
    Entry: [cf. BROKE break; OED break off to start obs. 1591 only] v.phr. to begin suddenly: 1966 He broke off running [i.e. began to run] (Crowley ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bro-man
    Entry: [cf. BRO brother + MAN, both terms of address] term of address for a male peer: 1966 (Crowley 49). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: broom bush
    Entry: n. 1. [OED different sp.] a plant: 1920 Gundlachia corymbosa (Britton 442). 1977 Baccharis dioica (Patterson 120). = HORSE BUSH 3, SOLDIER'S BUSH (Gen.) 2. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: brown-eyes
    Entry: [cf. EYES eye] n. a bruised eye: A brown-eyes. = BUST EYE (Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: brown (flour) tea
    Entry: (Black); brown flour soup (Nassau, Mayag.) n. a hot drink made by brown-ing flour in a pot, then mixing in sugar and water: You brown ...

  • Definitions starting with B: brown racer
    Entry: [W3 racer any of various snakes ... as black racer, blue racer] n. a snake, Alsophis vudii, harmless to humans: 1978 (Campbell 9). = GRASS ...

  • Definitions starting with B: brown (somebody) up
    Entry: [cf. W3 brownnose (from the implication that servility is tantamount to having one's nose in the anus of the person from whom advancement is sought) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: brown thrasher
    Entry: /brawn trasha/ (Black); brown thrusher (White) [cf. BLUE THRASHER] n. the mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos: 1910 (Northrop 52). = ENGLISH THRASHER (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bruck
    Entry: See BROKE. ...

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