bez antler


bez antler
Etymology: Old French bes twice, from Latin bis — more at bis
variant of bay antler

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/bez, bayz/.
[1590-1600]

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bez antler «behz, bayz»,
= bay antler. (Cf.bay antler)
[< Old French bes- twice; inferior (< Latin bis- twice) + English antler]

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  • 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

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