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bandicoot any of several large East Indian rats. [2 definitions]
bandit a robber, esp. a member of a band that robs travelers and vehicles en route. [3 definitions]
bandleader the conductor of a band, esp. a big band or swing band.
bandmaster the conductor of a musical band.
bandoleer a shoulder belt with loops or pouches for ammunition.
band saw a power saw consisting of an endless metal belt, with teeth along one edge, that runs between two pulleys.
band shell an outdoor bandstand consisting of a platform and a large, concave, almost hemispherical wall that serves as a sounding board.
bandsman a boy or man who plays in a musical band.
bandstand a raised platform, often with a cover, used for outdoor band or orchestra performances.
bandswoman a woman or girl who plays in a musical band.
bandwagon an increasingly popular or successful movement or cause. [2 definitions]
bandwidth the range of radio frequencies required to transmit a certain type of signal.
bandy to exchange or pass back and forth between two or more people, often competitively. [4 definitions]
bandy about to mention repeatedly, especially lightly or frivolously.
bandy-legged having legs that curve outward; bowlegged.
bane something or someone that causes ruin or great trouble. [2 definitions]
baneberry a plant of the buttercup family that bears white flowers and fleshy poisonous red or white berries. [2 definitions]
baneful causing or leading to death, destruction, or ruin; harmful or deadly.
bang a sudden, loud, explosive sound. [11 definitions]
banger (chiefly British; informal) a sausage. [2 definitions]
Bangkok the seaport capital of Thailand.