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bobble a clumsily executed movement or fumble, as in sports, or any such inept mistake. [2 definitions]
bobby (chiefly British; old-fashioned; informal) a police officer, esp. one who patrols on foot.
bobby pin a narrow flat metal hairpin whose sides are pressed together under tension.
bobby socks (informal) socks that reach just above the ankle; anklets.
bobcat a North American wildcat with a rusty, spotted coat, tufted ears, and a short tail; bay lynx.
bobolink a black, yellow, and white North American migratory songbird, so named for its cry.
bobsled a long racing sled with two separate sets of runners and mechanisms for steering and braking. [2 definitions]
bobstay a rope or chain from the bowsprit to the cutting edge of a boat's hull.
bobtail a short or bobbed tail. [4 definitions]
bobwhite a small brown and white quail of North America, so named for its call.
boccie a form of lawn bowling, originating in Italy, played with wooden balls on a long narrow court of dirt, clay, or sand.
bock see bock beer.
bock beer a dark strong beer, the first drawn from vats in the springtime; bock.
bode1 to indicate about the future; portend.
bode2 a past tense of bide.
bodega in Hispanic communities, a small grocery store, occasionally combined with a wine shop. [2 definitions]
bodice the upper part of a woman's dress. [2 definitions]
bodied having body or a specified kind of body (usu. used in combination).
bodiless without body or substance.
bodily of or relating to the body of a human or animal. [2 definitions]
bodkin a small tool with a sharp point for punching holes in cloth or leather. [3 definitions]