Bangle (n.) An ornamental circlet, of glass, gold, silver, or other material, worn by women in India and Africa, and in some other countries, upon the wrist or ankle; a ring bracelet. t.) To condemn to exile, or compel to leave one's country, by authority of the ruling power. t.) To drive out, as from a home or familiar place; -- used with from and out of. Banner (n.) A large piece of silk or other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place. Baobab (n.) A gigantic African tree (Adansonia digitata), also naturalized in India. Basalt (n.) A rock of igneous origin, consisting of augite and triclinic feldspar, with grains of magnetic or titanic iron, and also bottle-green particles of olivine frequently disseminated. Basque (n.) A part of a lady's dress, resembling a jacket with a short skirt; -- probably so called because this fashion of dress came from the Basques. Basset (a.) Inc Basset (n.) The edge of a geological stratum at the surface of the ground; the outcrop.
t.) To waste by little and little; to fritter away. Banner (n.) A kind of flag attached to a spear or pike by a crosspiece, and used by a chief as his standard in battle. Banyan (n.) A tree of the same genus as the common fig, and called the Indian fig (Ficus Indica), whose branches send shoots to the ground, which take root and become additional trunks, until it may be the tree covers some acres of ground and is able to shelter thousands of men. Barbel (n.) A large fresh-water fish ( Barbus vulgaris) found in many European rivers. Barbel (n.) Barbs or paps under the tongued of horses and cattle. Barber (n.) One whose occupation it is to shave or trim the beard, and to cut and dress the hair of his patrons. Barbet (n.) A bird of the family Bucconidae, allied to the Cuckoos, having a large, conical beak swollen at the base, and bearded with five bunches of stiff bristles; the puff bird. Barrow (n.) A support having handles, and with or without a wheel, on which heavy or bulky things can be transported by hand. Barrow (n.) A wicker case, in which salt is put to drain. Baryta (n.) An oxide of barium (or barytum); a heavy earth with a specific gravity above 4. n.) of Base Basely (adv.) In a base manner; with despicable meanness; dishonorably; shamefully. Bashaw (n.) A Turkish title of honor, now written pasha. Basket (n.) The two back seats facing one another on the outside of a stagecoach. Basque (n.) The language spoken by the Basque people. Basset (n.) A game at cards, resembling the modern faro, said to have been invented at Venice.
t.) The act of beating the woods, bushes, etc., for game.
Bathos (n.) A ludicrous descent from the elevated to the low, in writing or speech; anticlimax. Batlet (n.) A short bat for beating clothes in washing them; -- called also batler, batling staff, batting staff.
Battel (n.) Provisions ordered from the buttery; also, the charges for them; -- only in the pl., except when used adjectively. i.) To be supplied with provisions from the buttery.
Cabala (n.) Secret science in general; mystic art; mystery.
Commonly in the phrase blind bayard, an old blind horse. The cabalists pretend even to foretell events by this means.
Barite (n.) Native sulphate of barium, a mineral occurring in transparent, colorless, white to yellow crystals (generally tabular), also in granular form, and in compact massive forms resembling marble.