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bae, be, bai, bay, B,
B [beː]
B, bay
n. The second letter of the alphabet.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
aw-bay-say [ɑːbeːseː, -beːsiː, ɔː-, N. I. aː-], ABC: The alphabet.
beddie-baa, beddie-ba, bedabaws, bedabaw, beddybye, beddybyes, beddie-byes, beddie_byes, beddy-byes, beddybyes, cradlie-ba, cradely-ba, creddlie-ba, cradlie-ba$, cradlie-baa, cradely-baa, creddlie-baa, baa-baa, ba-ba, baba, baw-baw, bobo, bawbaw, bawbaws, byes, baa, bae, baw, ba, bau, beu, baas, baes, baus, baws, buisty-baa, bushtie-ba, hishie-ba, hushie-ba, hushy-ba, husha-ba, huzhy-ba, huzzh-ba, hishi-ba, hishy-ba, heshie-ba, heshie-baw, hushie-baw, hishie-baa, hush-a-baa, hushie-baa, baa$ed,
baa [ba(ː)]
also byes [baɪz]
v. To lull, to hush a child to sleep.
pt. pp. baa'ed
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
baas: A children's word for sheep etc.
baa baas: Bed-time.
beddie-baa, beddie-byes, baa-baa, buisty-baa: col. A (child's) bed.
cradlie-baa: To lie still, to cuddle down. A lullaby,
hishie-baa: To lull a child to sleep. A lullaby.
sleepy-baas: The rye brome Bromus secalinus.
baa [I.Sh. baː]
n. I.Sh. A sunken or partially submerged rock.
baukie, backie, backy, bawky, bawkie, backy, baukey, baakie, baaky, baagie, baggie, bagi, baki,
baakie [I. ˈbaːki, ˈbaːgi]
n. I. The greater black-backed gull Larus marinus, or the razor-bill Alca torda.
baul, baal, bal, ball, bel, bell,
baal [I.Sh. baːl, I.Ork. bɛl]
v. To strike something noisily, to work energetically at, pelt. To throw, to fling.
babber, lug-babs, bab, baub, babs, bob, boab, bap, babbit, babbed, bobbit, bobbet, babbin, bobbin, bobbin$, bobban, bobber, boaber, babbin_John, bobbinjohn, bobbinjoan, bobbin_John, wooer-bab,
bab [bab]
also bob [bɔb]
n. A type of fishing fly, a plumet of a plumb line.
v. To move up and down, to rock. To dance. To shut one's eyes.
pt. pp. babbit, bobbit
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
babber, bobber: A dance.
babbin, bobbin: Moving up and down, rocking, dancing.
babbin John, bobbin John: A kind of hand-sower.
lug-babs: Earrings, a knot of ribbons over the ears.
on the bab: Equally balanced.
wooer-bab: A garter at the knee with two loops, worn by a suitor as a proposal of marriage.
babbie-cloots, baby-clouts, baby-cloots, babie-clouts, babby-cloots, babby-clouts, babbie-rags, babbyraggs, babbieraggs, babbie, babby, baaby, babbity, baabay, babi, baubie, bauby, ba$, ba,
babbie [ˈbabɪ]
contracted ba'
n. A baby, a child.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
babbie-cloots: A child's first clothes.
babbie rags: Small bits, tiny pieces.
bacheleer, bachelere, bacheleir, bachelor, avald-bacheleer, avald-batchelor, yavil-bachelor, bachie, batchie,
bacheleer [ˈbatʃəˈliːr]
n. Bachelor. A third year student at Aberdeen or Glasgow university.
col. dim. bachie
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
avald-bacheleer: MN. [ˈjavəl-] A widower.
bachram, bachrim, bachrun, bacherins, backrin,
bachram [ˈbaxrəm, ˈbaxrən]
n. Cattle dung in pats, formely used as peats.
Bachus, Bachus,
Bachus [ˈbaxəs]
n. Bacchus, the Roman god of wine. I.Sh. Revelry involving alcohol.

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