Babble (n.) Idle talk; senseless prattle; gabble; twaddle. Baboon (n.) One of the Old World Quadrumana, of the genera Cynocephalus and Papio; the dog-faced ape.
It contains gallic acid and tannin, and is used for dyeing drab. Ballot (n.) To vote or decide by ballot; as, to ballot for a candidate.
t.) To waste by little and little; to fritter away. Banner (n.) A kind of flag attached to a spear or pike by a crosspiece, and used by a chief as his standard in battle. Banyan (n.) A tree of the same genus as the common fig, and called the Indian fig (Ficus Indica), whose branches send shoots to the ground, which take root and become additional trunks, until it may be the tree covers some acres of ground and is able to shelter thousands of men. Barbel (n.) A large fresh-water fish ( Barbus vulgaris) found in many European rivers. Barbel (n.) Barbs or paps under the tongued of horses and cattle. Barber (n.) One whose occupation it is to shave or trim the beard, and to cut and dress the hair of his patrons. Barbet (n.) A bird of the family Bucconidae, allied to the Cuckoos, having a large, conical beak swollen at the base, and bearded with five bunches of stiff bristles; the puff bird. Barrow (n.) A support having handles, and with or without a wheel, on which heavy or bulky things can be transported by hand. Barrow (n.) A wicker case, in which salt is put to drain. Baryta (n.) An oxide of barium (or barytum); a heavy earth with a specific gravity above 4. n.) of Base Basely (adv.) In a base manner; with despicable meanness; dishonorably; shamefully. Bashaw (n.) A Turkish title of honor, now written pasha. Basket (n.) The two back seats facing one another on the outside of a stagecoach. Basque (n.) The language spoken by the Basque people. Basset (n.) A game at cards, resembling the modern faro, said to have been invented at Venice.
t.) The act of beating the woods, bushes, etc., for game.
Batule (n.) A springboard in a circus or gymnasium; -- called also batule board.
Used in composition; as, broad-backed; hump-backed. Backer (n.) One who, or that which, backs; especially one who backs a person or thing in a contest. It is a burrowing animal, with short, thick legs, and long claws on the fore feet. vulgaris), called also brock, inhabits the north of Europe and Asia; another species (Taxidea Americana / Labradorica) inhabits the northern parts of North America. Badger (n.) A brush made of badgers' hair, used by artists. t.) To tease or annoy, as a badger when baited; to worry or irritate persistently. t.) To beat down; to cheapen; to barter; to bargain. Baffle (n.) A defeat by artifice, shifts, and turns; discomfiture. Bagnio (n.) A brothel; a stew; a house of prostitution. of Baguette Bagwig (n.) A wig, in use in the 18th century, with the hair at the back of the head in a bag. Bairam (n.) The name of two Mohammedan festivals, of which one is held at the close of the fast called Ramadan, and the other seventy days after the fast. Baldly (adv.) Nakedly; without reserve; inelegantly. Hence: Any printed or written ticket used in voting.
p.) of Back Backed (a.) Having a back; fitted with a back; as, a backed electrotype or stereotype plate. Badger (n.) A carnivorous quadruped of the genus Meles or of an allied genus. i.) To struggle against in vain; as, a ship baffles with the winds. Bagnio (n.) A house for bathing, sweating, etc.; -- also, in Turkey, a prison for slaves. Bailor (n.) One who delivers goods or money to another in trust. p.) of Bait Baiter (n.) One who baits; a tormentor. Balaam (n.) A paragraph describing something wonderful, used to fill out a newspaper column; -- an allusion to the miracle of Balaam's ass speaking. Balder (n.) The most beautiful and beloved of the gods; the god of peace; the son of Odin and Freya. Ballot (n.) Originally, a ball used for secret voting. p.) of Ban Banana (n.) A perennial herbaceous plant of almost treelike size (Musa sapientum); also, its edible fruit.