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battlement (often pl.) a parapet or defensive wall lining the top of a fortification, with indentations at regular intervals.
battle royal a fight in which several or many participate. [3 definitions]
battleship one in a category of large, heavily armored military ships.
battle station the place to which military personnel or craft are to report in case of attack or emergency.
battle wagon (informal) a battleship.
batty (slang) eccentric or crazy.
batwing resembling the wing or wings of a bat.
bauble a showy or gaudy trinket or ornament of little value.
baulk variant of balk.
bauxite the primary ore of aluminum, containing various impurities.
Bavaria a German state on the southeastern border.
Bavarian cream a dessert composed of gelatin, whipped cream, eggs, and fruit flavoring and similar to a soufflé.
bawd a woman in charge of a brothel or whorehouse; madam. [2 definitions]
bawdy coarsely or indecently humorous; risqué. [3 definitions]
bawdyhouse a house of prostitution; brothel.
bawl to cry or shout in a loud and insistent voice. [3 definitions]
bawl out (informal) to scold or reprimand harshly.
bay1 a body of water partly surrounded by land, esp. a recessed area along a shoreline; large cove.
bay2 a part of a room that juts out from the rest of the building, usually containing a set of windows. [2 definitions]
bayberry any of several types of shrubs or trees found esp. in the eastern United States that bear a waxy, gray fruit. [2 definitions]
bay leaf the dried leaf of one of two plants of the laurel family, used to season foods.