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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.
bay lynx the bobcat of North America.
Bay of Bengal a bay of the Indian Ocean bordered largely by India, Bangladesh, and Myanmar.
bayonet a knifelike weapon that attaches to the muzzle end of a rifle for use in close combat. [3 definitions]
bayou a marshy lake or slow-moving or stagnant river tributary, found esp. in the southeastern United States.
bay rum a fragrant liquid made from bay leaves and rum or bay leaf oil mixed with alcohol and water, used esp. in toiletries.
bay window a windowed section protruding from the outer wall of a building, so as to form an alcove within.