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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]
body the physical substance and form of a person or animal, including limbs, organs, tissue, and all other parts. [7 definitions]
body bag a zippered bag, usu. rubber, used to transport a human corpse.
bodyboard a buoyant board resembling a very short surfboard with one square end, ridden over surf usu. in a prone or squatting position, and with which a variety of skilled manoeuvres can be performed.
bodybuilder a person who engages in bodybuilding, the process of working to develop large muscles through special diet and exercise.
bodybuilding the process of working to develop large muscles in one's body through the use of special diet and exercise, particularly weightlifting.
body clock (non-technical) the internal mechanisms that regulate bodily functions; Circadian rhythm. [2 definitions]
body English a twisting of the body after launching, hitting, or kicking a ball, as if to guide its course.
body fat fat in a person's body, or the concentration of fat in a person's body.