bes antler


bes antler
variant of bay antler

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/bes, bays/.
[1590-1600]

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  • Bes-antler — Bes ant ler, n. Same as {Bez antler}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bes-antler — var. of bez antler …   Useful english dictionary

  • bes antler — /bes, bays/. See bay antler. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • bay antler — ˈbā noun or bes antler ˈbes , ˈbās ; or bez antler ˈbez , ˈbāz Etymology: bay antler by folk etymology from bes antler, bez antler; bes antler, bez antler from bes , bez secondary ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • bay antler — the second prong from the base of a stag s antler. See diag. under antler. Also called bes antler, bez antler. [1860 65; bay for bes, bez, ME bes secondary ( < MF < L bis BIS1)] * * * …   Universalium

  • bees-antler — see bes antler …   Useful english dictionary

  • bez antler — Etymology: Old French bes twice, from Latin bis more at bis variant of bay antler * * * /bez, bayz/. See bay antler. [1590 1600] * * * bez antler «behz, bayz», = bay antler. (Cf. ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bez antler — [bez, bāz] n. [< OFr bes < L bis, twice + ANTLER] BAY ANTLER …   English World dictionary

  • Bez-antler — Bez ant ler, n. [L. bis twice (OF. bes) + E. antler.] The second branch of a stag s horn. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bez tine — noun Etymology: Old French bes twice more at bay antler : bay antler …   Useful english dictionary