Definitions starting with B

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bass (2)

/beys/ [Gul. idem (Writers' Program 1940: 42); cf. OED bass nonce word ... to utter or proclaim with a bass voice or sound 1610; probably a back-formation from BASSER] v. to sing bass: He bassin' (Andros, Inagua)

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Last update: 2012-01-05 13:33
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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