The Anglish Moot
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Old English sb English
Bi'bede vb To bid, command, order.
Bibode n Bi'bod, commandment
Bi'burgh vb To protect oneself from, to ward off.
Bi'charre vb To turn from duty or right, pervert, subvert. 2. entice, wile. 3. to turn, turn around.
Bid n An offer at an auction, or to carry out a piece of work. 2.
Bid vb To issue a command; summons, to tell. 2. To invite; (to a wedding, feast etc) as 'she was bidden to the wedding.' 3. to utter a greeting or salutation, as 'We bade him farewell.' 4. to make an offer to pay or accept a certain price. 5. to offer as a price. 6. to make an attempt. 7. in a card games) 8. to announce (one's goal), before starting play. 9. to challenge, defy. 10. to proclaim, declare, threaten war. 11. to make known, indicate, decree. 12. to ask pressingly, press, 13. to proclaim a (a bede, prayer), pray, offer prayer. 14. bid welcome, farewell, wish well. 15. to command, enjoin, order, tell with authority.
Bid phr "Bid Fair" - seem likely to happen, to do something good or bad. 3. looking promising.
Bid phr "Bid Goodbye/Farewell" - say goodbye.
Bid phr "Bid In" - at an auction, to attempt raise the price (of an object)by competing with false or ghost bids.
Bid phr "Bid Welcome" - say hello.
Bid phr "Make a Bid for Freedom" - try to escape.
Bid phr "Make a Straw Bid" - a worthless bid
Bid-ale n An ale or entertainment for the benefit of some person to which a general bidding or invitation was given.
Bidden adj Invited, commanded, ordered.
Bidder n One who bids at an auction.
Bidding n That which one is bidden to do; a command. 2. the act of placing a bid. 3. a solicitation or invitation. 4. bids collectively.
Bide n Endurance, forbearance, toleration. 2. expectation, stay, a wait.
Bide n Byde-dwelling place, habitat, place of habitation. 2. a delay, stay.
Bide vb To remain or reside in a place, residence, dwelling or with a person as opposed to going away. 2. to remain when others go; to wait or wait for, soujourn. 3. to wait in resistance, to face, encounter, withstand. 4. to wait submissively, to submit to. 5. to tolerate, endure, put up with. 6. of things, to remain behind or be left behind.
Bide phr "Be Bidden by" - to be maintained. 2. undoubtedly or we may be sure.
Bide phr "Bide By" - to stand firm by, adhere to, stick to, maintain.
Bide phr "Bide One's Time" - to wait for one's opportunity.
Bide phr "Bide Out" - to endure to the end.
Bide phr "Bide Upon" - to dwell or insist upon (a point.)
Bide phr "Let a Thing Bide" - to leave (a thing) where it is. 2. to leave alone for the present. 3. to let it stand over.
Bi'deme vb To condemn
Bider n One one always remains.
Biding n Place, abode. 2. an a waiting, expectation, tarrying, remaining. 3. a stay, residence, dwelling, habitation.
Biding adj Lasting, continuing, enduring.
Bidstand n Highwayman, bidstander, bailupman
Bi'dwellan vb To mislead into error
Bield n Boldness, courage, 2. confidence, assurance, feeling, shelter, security, comfort. 3. a lodging, dwelling, den. 4. resort, relief. 5. a mean of help or succor. 6. resource against hunger, sustenance.
Bield vb To make bold, encourage, confirm. 2. to grow bold or strong, to be bold, have confidence. 3. to find, refuge, protection or shelter. 4. to lodge, dwell, inhabit. 5. to cover, cover over. 6. to sustain, feed, nourish.
Bield adj Sheltered, comfortable, cosy.
Bield phr "To Have Bield and Bliss." - to be bold and confidence
Bield and Bote n "To have Bield and Bote" - succor, defence, relief.
Bielding n Affording shelter.
Bieldness n State of refuge, protection, shelter.
Bieldy adj Sheltered from the weather; affording shelter.
Bier n A framework for carrying a barrow, litter, stretcher. 2. a movable stand for a coffin before burial and that on which it is carried to the grave.3. a tomb, bier.
Bier phr "To Bring to, on or Upon a Bier" - to bring to the grave or death. 2. to meet one's death or die.
Bier-cloth n A pall.
Bier-right n An ordeal in which the person accused of murder, was requested to approach the corpse, to claer himself on oath.
Bi'fele vb To commit, entrust, assign, grant.
Bigg vb To dwell, inhabit, place or locate oneself in, have an abode. 2. to cultivate.
Bigger vb To build, erect, construct, form, fashion, pile up.
Bi'gale vb to charm by incantation, enchant
Bi'gang vb To worship
Biggermost adj Vain, conceited, boastful, impudent
Bigeten vb To pour over or about; suffuse, be'yete.
Bight n OE. (byht: bend) a bending or bend; esp. angle, hollow or fork in the human or animal body. 2. a corner. 3. a loop of a rope (the part between the ends.) 3. a bend or curve in a a geographical feature, e.g. an indentation in a coast line, a corner or recess in a bay; a bay, sometimes a shallow one('The Great Australian Bight") 4. a bend in a river. 5. the space between two headlands.
Bi'hede vb To notice, percieve. 2. pay attention to, take care care of. 3. guard against, procure, prepare. 4. offer, give.
Bi'heve n Advantage, behoof.
Bi'heve adj Profitable, useful, needful.
Bi'hofth n Need, behoof, use, service.
Bi'howe vb. To be anxious, be careful for. 2. to view, see.
Bike n. Nest or hive of hornets, bees, wasps, shep., 2. swarm, throng, crowd(contemptuously). 3. well-filled store 4. building, habitation
Bi'kenned adj. Begotten
Bi'laub vb To mock, deride, laugh at.
Bi'lenge adj Belonging to, related to.
Bill n In OE. (bil, a sword, weapon.) in poetry a kind of broad sword, a falcion. 2. a halberd. 3. a mattock, pick-axe or similar digging instrument.
Bill n A horny beak or bill of certain birds, esp. when slender and flattened. 2. the beak, bill, muzzle, or snout of birds and other animals. 3. the human mouth or nose. 4. a beak-like projection, bill, spike. 5. sometimes applied to a narrow promontory; a mull. 6. a point of an anchor.
Billwise adj Bill-wise: wise or clever of the mouth, as opposed to 'mad-wise.'
Bilynge n Prow (bill, beak) of a ship
Bi'melden vb To betray, inform against
Bin n OE. - binne: crib, hutch, bin. 2. a receptacle (originally of wicker or basket work.) 2. a receptacle (bin) in a stable for the provender of beasts; a manger or crib. 3. a stall; hutch. 4. receptacle for corn, meal, bread, fruit or other articles of food. 5. a receptacle for coal or various other things (such as wool) needing storage. 6. a partitioned stand for storing bottles in a wine cellar.
Bin adv With, inside.
Bind n An item (usually a rope, tape, bind, or stay) used to hold two or more strings together. 2. that which binds or ties; a bind. 2. troublesome situation; a problem; a predicament or quandary. 3. any twining or climbing plant or stem, especially a hop vine; a bine. 4. (music) a ligature or tie for grouping notes. 5. (chess) A strong grip or stranglehold on a position that is difficult for the opponent to break.
Bind vb To make fast with a tie; to tie or fasten tightly together, with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc. 2. to fasten , tie, tie to, 3. to be restrained from motion, or from customary or natural action, as by friction. 4. to exert a binding or restraining influence. 5. to tie or fasten tightly together, with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc. 6. to bind grain in bundles; to bind a prisoner. 7. to confine, restrain, or hold by physical force or influence of any kind. 8. to couple. 9. (fig.) to oblige, restrain, or hold, by authority, law, duty, promise, vow, affection, or other social tie. 10. to bind the conscience; to bind by kindness; bound by affection; commerce binds nations to each other.

11. (in law) to put (a person) under definite legal obligations, especially, under the obligation of a bond or covenant. 12. (in law) to place under legal obligation to serve. 13. to protect or strengthen by applying a band or binding, as the edge of a carpet or garment. 14. (archaic) To make fast (a thing) about or upon something, as by tying; to encircle with something. 15. (archaic) To cover, as with a bandage. 16. (archaic) to prevent or restrain from customary or natural action. 17. to put together in a cover, as of books.

Bind phr "Bind Hand and Foot" - tie somebody's hands and feet together. 2. (fig) take away or restrict somebody's freedom of action.
Bind phr "Bind Over" - to put under bonds to do something, as to appear at court, to keep the peace, etc. 2. to order to do. 2. to abstain from a particular act
Bind phr "Bind To" - to contract; as, to bind one's self to a wife.
Bind phr "Bind Up in - to cause to be wholly engrossed with; to absorb in.
Bind phr "In a Bind" - in difficulty or trouble.
Binder n Someone who binds,a binder particularly someone who binds books; a bookbinder. 2. a cover or holder, binder for unbound papers, pages etc. 3. something that is used to bind things together, often referring to the mechanism that accomplishes this for a book. 4. (programming) a software mechanism that performs binding. 5. dossier, binder. 6. (agriculture) a machine used in harvesting that ties cut stalks of grain into a bundle. 7. (chemistry) a chemical that causes two other substances to form into one. 8. (law) a down payment on a piece of real property that secures the payor the right to purchase the property from the payee upon an agreement of terms. 9. material or clothing used in binding or flattening the breasts.
Binder-twine n Twine used for binding.
Binding n An item (usually a rope, tape, binding or stay)used to hold two or more strings together. 2. a spine of a book where the pages are held together, the binding. 3. a finishing on a seam or hem or a garment. 4. the association of a named item with an element of a program. 5. the action or result of making two or more molecule stick together.
Bindingly adv Of binding or obligatory quality.
Bindingness n The state or quality of being held together.
Bindle n A binding or tying. 2. a cord or rope that binds or ties anything; a bindle.
Binwards adv Of time: in the course of doing.
Binwards prp Within, inside of, in, into.
Bindweed n A plant with twining stems; convolvulus.
Bindwood n North of England name for Ivy; sometimes also for 'the honeysuckle.'
Bi'peche vb To cheat, decieve, delude
Bi'peching n Deception, fraud
Birch n Wood of the birch tree birch (plural birches) 2. any of various trees of the genus Betula, native to countries in the Northern Hemisphere. 3. a hard wood taken from the birch tree, typically used to make furniture. 4. a stick, rod or bundle of twigs made from birch wood, used for punishment. 5. birch-bark canoe.
Birch vb To punish with a stick, bundle of twigs, or rod made of birch, wood. 2. to punish as though one were using a stick, bundle of twigs, or rod made of birch.
Birchen adj Pertaining to or composed of birch.
Bircher n One who administers the birch-rod; a flogger, flagellator
Birching n Whipping with the birch.
Birch-like adj Resembling or characteristic of birch.
Birch-rod n A bundle of birch used for flogging.
Bird n A member of the class of animals "Aves" in the phylum Chordata, characterized by being warm-blooded, having feathers and wings usually capable of flight, and laying eggs. 2. (obs) a chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling.(slang) a man, fellow. 3. the meat of a bird, especially roasted. 4. (in UK, US, slang, used by men) a girl or woman, especially one considered sexually attractive. 5. (slang) an airplane. 6. (man): chap, bloke, guy. 7. (woman): broad, chick, dame, girl, lass. 8. to pursue bird-catching or fowling. a prison sentence.
Bird vb To observe or identify wild birds in their natural environment. 2. to catch or shoot birds. 3. (fig.) to seek for game or plunder; to thieve.
Bird phr "A Bird Cannot Fly with One Wing" - used proverbially to indicate the need for balance between two things, factors, elements, etc., esp. when one is required to ensure the effectiveness.

2. used (esp. humorously) to state that one alcoholic drink is not enough, typically as a justification when requesting another drink.

Bird phr "A Bird in the Bosom" - a secret pledge that one makes for another.
Bird phr "A Bird in the Hand is Worth Two in the Bush." - it better to have a certain, but small advantage than a mere potential of a greater one. (earlier version thought to be: 'A sparrow in the hand is better than a thousand flying.'
Bird phr "A Bird of One's Brain" - (idiom) one own ideas or conceptions.
Bird phr "A Bird of Hell" - wretch, fiend, devil's bird.
Bird phr "A Bird Told Me" - I will not say who told me.
Bird phr "An Old Bird" - an experienced and knowing person.
Bird phr "Birds and the Bees" - (idiomatic, euphemistic) - said of, esp. describing the sexual activity of animals rather than that of people. 2. fundamental knowledge about human) sexual relations.
Birds phr "Birds of a Feather Flock Together" - people of a similar background, characteristic or taste tend to congregate or associate with one another; like attracts, like likes, like likes likes.
Bird phr "For the Birds" - trivial, of little worth.
Bird phr "Give the Bird To" - to raise the middle and/or index finger in a rude gesture. 2. give somebody the bird.
Bird phr "Have a Bird Brain" - to be stupid.
Bird phr "In Bird Walking Weather" - in weather so bad that even the birds are walking.
Bird phr "Like a Bird" - problem-free.
Bird phr "Like a Bird's Nest on the Ground" - an opportunity that can be enjoyed or exploited with little effort.
Bird phr "Out of One's Bird" - U.S. slang. out of (also off) one’s bird: out of one’s mind; unable to think or act rationally or sensibly; crazy, insane.
Bird phr "The Bird Has Flown" - somebody who is being sought, or pursued, has gone away, has escaped.
Bird phr "The Early Bird Gets the Worm" - a person who acts ahead of others get an advantage over others.
Bird phr "There Are No Birds in Last Year's Nest" - proverb. change is inevitable with the passing of time; all things in life are transient.”
Bird-bath n A basin in a garden etc with water for birds to bathe in.
Bird-blithe n Happy and cheerful. ("Blithe as a bird on a cherry bough')
Bird-bolt n An arrow used to shoot birds.
Bird-brain n Someone who is not very smart or clever.
Bird-brained adj Stupid, silly, dull and slow.
Bird-call n A bird's natural call. 2. an instrument imitating this
Bird-dog n A dog used in shooting to retrieve the dead birds, usually an english pointer. 2. a radar detecting police speed humps. 3. a tout.
Bird-dog vb To watch closely, to seek out. 2. to find and recruit someone on behalf of someone else.
Bird-dom n Birds collectively, 'the feathered creation.'
Birde n Birth, off-spring, family, nation.
Bird-eyed adj Quick-sighted like a bird. 2. catching a glance as one goes.
Birder n Breeder of bird. 2. a wild cat who lives on birds.
Birdfeed n Food intended for birds, often a mixture of various seeds.
Birdfeeder n A device placed outdoors to supply food for birds.
Bird-friendly adj Something that is adapted or is not harmful to birds.
Bird hit n A collision between one or more birds and an aircraft, typically involving the birds being sucked into the aircraft’s engines; cf. bird strike.”
Birdhood n The state or quality of a bird; bird-dom.
Birdhouse n An aviary; a small house in a tree in which birds may nest.
Birding n Fowling; catching of birds. 2. activity of a bird-watching, bird watching. 3. taking aim at a bird. 2.
Birdishness n The quality of being birdish.
Birdishly adv In a birdish manner.
Birdless adj Void of birds; deserted by or unfrequented by birds.
Birdlessness n The absence of birds.
Birdlike adj Similar to a bird. 2. similar to that of a bird; as, a birdlike-song. 2. avian.
Birdlikeness n Quality of being birdlike.
Birdlime n A sticky substance smeared on branches to catch birds. 2. rhyming slang: time, that is time in prison or jail.
Birdling n A little or young bird. 2. of a gun dog, excited due to having encountered a bird or its scent.
Birdlore n The facts and beliefs concerning birds and their life and habits. 2. ornithology.
Bird-lover n A bird watcher; bird fancier.
Birdly adj Pertaining to, or characteristic of birds; avian.
Birdman n One who is concerned with birds; ornithologist, birdwatcher, especially one interested in wild birds. 2. any of the various totemic or religious figures depicted or imagined as part human and part bird. 3. a person who glides by means of a personal device, such as a hang-glider or wing suit. 4.(slang) - airman, aviator.
Bird-minder n A person employed to prevent birds from eating a crop, typically by scaring them away.
Birdnest n A structure or shelter made by a bird and used to hold its eggs during incubation and to house its young until fledging. 2. any or various savoury dishes arranged or decoration so as to resemble a nest full of eggs.
Bird-nesting n The act of building and occupying a nest. 2. as a term of psychology meaning: the tendency to arrange one's immediate surroundings, such as a work station. 3. to create a place in which someone feels secure, comfortable, and in control. 4. the act or occupying of searching for bird nests.
Bird-net n A net used for catching birds.
Bird of Wonder n The phoenix.
Bird-room n A room in which birds are kept; an aviary.
Bird seed n A blend of seed for feeding birds, esp. one s which are caged.
Bird's-eye adj Having spots resembling the eyes of a bird. 2. as viewed from an altitude; panoramic.
Bird's foot clover n Lotus corniculatus
Birdsong n The musical cry of a bird or birds. 2. (poetic term) an important influence on poets and poetry recurring across cultures and eras.
Bird-strike n High-speed contact or collision between an aircraft and a bird.
Bird-walk n A walk undertaken (typically by a group under the guidance of an expert) to observe and study wild birds in their natural environment.
Birdwatch vb To observe birds in their natural surroundings, usually as a hobby.
Birdwatcher n One who observes or identifies wild birds in their natural environment. 2. a person who divines by means of the flight or cries of birds, augur, prophet.
Birdwatching n Observing or identifying wild birds in their natural environment.
Bird-witted adj Lacking the faculty of attention.
Bird-wittedness n The state or quality of lacking the faculty of attention.
Birdy n A bird. 2. at golf, the completion of a hole one stroke below the par. 3. a shuttlecock.
Birdy adj Of, belonging to, or characteristic of a bird or birds; resembling (that of) a bird. 2. pertaining to a bird, avian.
Bi-rede vb To make ready.
Bi'reme vb To cry or call out
Bi'reusing vb OE. behreowsian - to be sorry for.) 2. to be sorry, repent for sin. 2. to be sorry for; to have pity on (a person.)
Bi'rewe vb To repent, rue.
Bi' rewness n Commiseration, compassion, ruth, pity.
Bi'ripe vb To pluck the fruit of.
Bi'rise vb To become, to befit.
Birle vb To draw or pour out (to drink to or for) 2. to supply or ply with drink. 3. to carouse.
Birler n One who pours drinks; a barman.
Birling n The action of drawing or pouring out liquor.
Birse n Bristle. 2. short hair of the head or body.
Birse phr Temper, rage, anger - in allusion to animals that bristle up when irritated.
Birth n From a Scandinavian source such as Old Norse *byrðr (replacing cognate Old English gebyrd "birth, descent, race; offspring; nature; fate"), - the process of childbearing; the beginning of life. 2. an instance of childbirth. 3. a beginning or start; a point of origin. 4. the circumstances of one's background, ancestry, or upbringing.
Birth vb To bear or give birth to a child. 2. (fig.) - to produce, to give rise to, bear.
Birth adj That which is born. 2. a familial relationship established by childbirth.
Birth phr "Give Birth To" - to create or invent something.
Birth phr "New Birth" - regeneration.
Birth phr "The Birth Follows the Belly" - the mother is likely to have more influence over the child's development.
Birth-bearing n Parturition.
Birth-child n Child by birth; native.
Birthday n The anniversary of the day on which someone is born. 2. the anniversary of the day on which something is created. 3. the date on which someone is born or something is created, more commonly called birth date or date of birth.
Birthdom n Inheritance, birth-hood, birthright.
Birthful adj Prolific, productive
Birth-hood n The fact of being born ; the state or condition of a person at birth. 2. birthdom.
Birthing n Action or process of giving birth. 2. the moment of birth. 3. the fact of being born.
Birthland n The land, country or nation that one is born in. 2. birthplace
Birthless adj Abortive. 2. without the advantages of 'birth. 3. of an emotion, experience, etc, : without (apparent) origin or beginning ; that has always existed; deathlesws.
Birth mark n An unusual brown or red mark on one's body at or from birth.
Birth mother n A woman who has given birth to a child, as opposed to an adoptive mother.
Birthnight n The night one is born. 2. the night on which something began or came into existence, or on which an event occurred.
Birthright n Inheritance, right of primogeniture, birthright, first-birth.
Birthroot n Gemstone associated with one's birth and birthday.
Birth-stead n Place or country of birth.
Birthstone n A gemstone popularly associated with the month of one's birth.
Birth-string n Umbilical cord.
Birth-throes n The experience of a child during birth.
Birth-time n One's date or moment of birth.
Birth-tree n In folklore, a tree planted at the birth of a child in the belief that its welfare has some mysterious connection with the welfare of the child all his life.
Birthweight n The weight of a baby at birth.
Birthwort n Indian Balm - "Trillium erectium"
Birthy adj Prolific, as 'last year's harvest was birthy.'
Bi'say vb To cause to fall or tumble.
Bishop n (Christianity) an overseer of congregations: either any such overseer, generally speaking, or (in Eastern Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, Anglicanism, etc.) 2. an official, a bishop, in the church hierarchy (actively or nominally) governing a diocese, supervising the church's priests, deacons, and property in its territory.  3. (religion, obsolete) a similar official or chief priest in another religion. 4. (obsolete) any watchman, inspector, or over-looker. 5. (obsolete) the holder of the Greek or Roman position of episcopus, supervisor over the public dole of grain, etc. 6. the chief of the Festival of Fools or St. Nicholas Day. 8. (chess) the bishop, the chess piece denoted ♗ or ♝ which moves along diagonal lines and developed from the shatranj alfil ("elephant") and was originally known as the aufil or archer in English. 9. any of various African birds of the genus Euplectes; a kind of weaver bird closely related to the widow birds. 10. (dialectal) a ladybug or ladybird, beetles of the genus Coccinellidae. 11. (alcoholic beverages‎) a sweet drink made from wine, usually with oranges, lemons, and sugar; mulled and spiced port. 12. (US, archaic) a bustle. 13. (UK, dialectal, archaic) a children's smock or pinafore.
Bishop vb (Christianity) to act as a bishop, to perform the duties of a bishop, especially to confirm another's membership in the church; (by extension, jocularly, obsolete) to confirm (in its other senses). 2. to administer the rite of confirmation (to a person). 3. to appoint to the office of a bishop. 4. to supply or provided with a bishop. 5. to act as a bishop.(Christianity) to make a bishop. 6. (Christianity, rare) to provide with bishops. 7. (UK, dialectal) to permit food (esp. milk) to burn while cooking (from bishops' role in the inquisition or as mentioned in the quote below, of horses); (by extension, of horses) to make a horse seem younger, particularly by manipulation of its teeth. 8. to murder by drowning.
Bishopdom n The episcopal order; bishop collectively. 2. bishop-hood.
Bishop-hood n The office, condition, dignity or rank of a bishop.
Bishoping n The act or rite of confirmation. 2. performing the duties of a bishop.
Bishopless adj Without or lacking a bishop.
Bishop-like adj Pertaining to a bishop, espiscopalian.
Bishop-like adv After the manner of a bishop.
Bishoply adj Episcopal.
Bishopric n A diocese or region of the church which a bishop governs.
Bishop-shire n A diocese.
Bishop-stool n The throne, seat or see of a bishop.
Bishopweed n Ammi majus, a plant with whitelaced-lick flowers.
Bishopwick n The area over which a bishop has jurisdiction.
Bismer n Shame, disgrace, reproach, insult, mockery, scorn, derision. 2. reproach, taunt, insult. 3. a point worthy of scorn. 4. a lewd person, a panderer or bawd.
Bismer vb To meet with scorn, mock, deride, insult.
Bisson n Blind, sightless, destitute of sight. 2. purblind, blinding.
Bisson vb To make blind.
Bissondom n Blindness, near-sightedness.
Bissonhood, n State of blindness.
Bissonness n Purblind, blind, near-sightedness
Bi'sulien vb To pollute, soil, make filthy.
Bit n A small sum or amount of something 2. a little, somewhat rather. 3. a very measure or degree.
Bit n Portion of food bitten. 2. a mouthful; a morsel; a dainty bit.
Bit phr "A Bit Much" - unwelcome, excessive, unreasonable etc (in the opinion of the speaker); a bit thick.
Bit phr "A Bit of Alright" - (slang) attractive, sexy of a man or woman.
Bit phr "A Bit of Rough" - (usu male) sexual partner whose toughness or lack of sophistication is a source of attraction.
Bit phr "A Bit Thick" - unfair, unreasonable; more than one can , or wishes to tolerate etc; a bit much.
Bit phr "A Blithe Bit" - a pleasing spot
Bit phr "At Bits and Starts" - irregularly or intermittent. 2. in fits and starts.
Bit phr "Be One's Bit" - to be inimical or destructive to one.
Bit phr "Bit on the Side" - extramarital affair partner.
Bit phr "Bit between the Teeth" - eager bout out of control.
Bit phr "Bit by Bit" - each piece (of a whole) at a time; one bit, or piece , after another. 2. a little at a time; slowly; or gradually; little by little.
Bit phr "Do by Bits" - to do a little at a time, bit by bit, gradually or piecemeal.
Bit phr "Do One's Bit" - to play one's part. 2. to fulfill one's responsibility or obligation. 2. to make one's contribution to a cause or like.
Bit phr "Every Bit As" - equally as, just as.
Bit phr "Every Bit of It - in its entirety, a quite a bit.
Bit phr "Fall to Bits" - reduced to small pieces or fragments.
Bit phr "Go to Bits" - to fail under pressure or emotion stress.
Bit phr "I Don't Believe a Bit of It" - I don't believe the least or any of it.
Bit phr "Not a Bit (of it)" - not at all.
Bit phr "Off the Bit" - a horse ridden on a loose rein.
Bit phr "Take a Bit of Doing" - something that requires time and persistence.
Bit phr "Take the Bit Between his Teeth" - (so it can't hurt the mouth); hence, unmanageable, beyond restraint.
Bit phr "Thrilled to the Bit" - very pleased.
Bit phr "Up to the Bit" - up to full speed allowed by the degree of restraint.
Bitch n Female dog, but sometimes a female fox, wolf and some other beasts. 2. a woman. 3. of a man, but applied less opprobriously.
Bitch vb To be in the company of lewd women. 2. to call one a bitch. 3. to behave as a bitch, or bitchily towards (a person). 4. to be spiteful, malicious or unfair, as a bitch. 4. to deceive. 5. to hang back. 6. to spoil, bungle, botch, grumble, complain, bitch.
Bitch phr "Bitch Up" - slang: undo somebody's good work (usually through spiteful gossip).
Bitch phr "Life’s a Bitch" - expressing resigned acceptance of a difficult, unpleasant, or unfair situation.
Bitching n Complaining, griping, contrariness.
Bitching adj Complaining, griping, contrary.
Bitchily adv In the manner of a bitch. 2. sensually; also maliciously.
Bitchingly adv Colloquial; as an intensifier: very, extremely.
Bitchy adj Bitching to or resembling a bitch. 2. sensual, sexually provocative. 3. sensuality, maliciousness.
Bite n The act of biting. 2. a wound left behind after being bitten. 3. the swelling of one's skin caused by an insects mouthpiece or sting. 4. a piece of food of a size that would be produced by biting; a mouthful. 5. (slang) an act of plagiarism. 6. a small meal or snack. 7. (slang) aggression. 8. cheat, trick, fraud. 9. fraudster, scammer, or cheat.
Bite vb To cut into with the teeth; to cut off a piece by clamping the teeth, bite. 2. to hold something by clamping one's teeth. 3. to attack using the teeth, to bite 4. to behave aggressively; to reject advances. 5. to take hold; to establish firm contact with. 6. to have significant effect, often negative. 7. to bite a baited hook or other lure and thus be caught. 8. ( metaphor) to accept something offered, often secretly or deceptively, to cause some action by the one who accepts. 9. of an insect, to sting, bite. 10. to cause a smarting sensation; to have a property which causes such a sensation; to be pungent, biting. 11. to cause sharp pain, or smarting, to; to hurt, 'bite' or injure, in a literal or a figurative sense. 12. to cause sharp pain; to produce anguish; to hurt or injure; to have the property of so doing. 13. to take or keep a firm hold. 14. to take hold of; to hold fast; to adhere to. 15. (sl) to lack quality; to be worthy of derision; to suck. 16. to plagiarize, to imitate.
Bite phr "A Bite to Eat" - some food, often only in small quantity and eaten hurriedly.
Bite phr "Be Bitten (By Something)" - become very enthusiastic over something.
Bite phr "Bite of More than One Can Chew" - to try to do so much. 2. to undertake or take on more than one is capable of doing.
Bite phr "Bite One's Ear" - as a sign of fondness of fondness; caress.
Bite phr "Bite One's Fingernails" - to be anxious.
Bite phr "Bite One's Tongue/Lip" - to repress or hold back what one really wants to say. 2. bite one's lip.
Bite phr "Bite Somebody's Head Off" - show ill-temper towards somebody.
Bite phr "Bite Somebody's Nose Off" - to speak to a person aggressively.
Bite phr "Bite the Bridle" - to champ at the bit, like an impatient horse.
Bite phr "Bite the Dust" - to fall in death, die. 2. fall to the ground.
Bite phr "Bite the Hand that Feeds You" - to return kindness with hostility and or ingratitude.
Bite phr "Bite the/One's Lip" - to press the lips between the teeth in order to restrain the expression of anger or mirth.
Bite phr "Bite the Teeth" - to grind or gnash the teeth.
Bite phr "Have the Hair of the Dog that Bites You" - to drink more in an attempt to overcome the effects of liquor already consumed.
Bite phr "His Bark is Worst Than His Bite" - the harsh words belie the reality of mild action.
Bite phr "I Wish I Could Have Bitten My Tongue Of" - I wish I had not made such a hurtful remark.
Bite phr "Once Bitten Twice Shy" - be extra cautious after having an unpleasant experience.
Bite phr "Put the Bite On" - to borrow money from someone. 2. to threaten blackmail.
Bite phr "What's Biting You?" - what is upsetting you?
Bite-free adj Free from and not liable to bites.
Bitel adj Biting, cutting, mordant.
Biteless adj That does not bite, biteless. 2. without or not having a bite.
Biter n One who bites. 2. (fig.) - a deceiver, swindler, scammer.
Biter phr "The Biter Bit" - somebody who seeks to cheat, or take advantage of, another finds, that his intended victim has got the better of him.
Bi'theck vb To thatch, cover, bedeck.
Biting n The wound made by a bite. 2. the part bitten. 3. the act or action of biting.
Biting adj That bites. 2. that causes pain or smart. 3.
Biting phr "What Biting You" - to worry, perturb, excite.
Bitingly adv In a biting manner, sorely, smarting, caustically, acridly, keenly, penetratingly.
Bitingness n Having a biting, mordancy, mordant quality.
Bi'threat adj Menaced, threatened.
Bi'thring vb To throng about, to crowd, press hard against.
Bi'thunch vb (bi'thynch)- to seem right or good.
Bitling n A small bit, a particle.
Bi'trum vb To surround, beset, besiege, to fortify all around. 2. to trim, fit, firm
Bi'trum n Trim, strength, fitness, firmness
Bitten vb Cut into, pierced, wounded with the teeth; fig. infected. 2.
Bitter adj Having or being a taste that is sharp, acrid, and unpleasant, bitter. 2. causing a sharply unpleasant, painful, or stinging sensation; harsh: enveloped in bitter cold; a bitter wind. 3. difficult or distasteful to accept, admit, or bear: the bitter truth; bitter sorrow. 4. proceeding from or exhibiting strong animosity: a bitter struggle; bitter foes. 5. resulting from or expressive of severe grief, anguish, or disappointment: cried bitter tears. 6. marked by resentment, bitterness or cynicism.
Bitter phr "Bitter as Gall" - very bitter.
Bitter phr "Bitter to the End" - with relentless hostility; also applied to affliction, as 'she bore it to the bitter end', meaning to the last stroke of adverse fortune.
Bitter ad In an intense or harsh way; bitterly: a bitter cold night.
Bitter apple n Colocynth.
Bitter-earth n Magnesium.
Bitter-ender n One who holds out to the bitter end.
Bitterful adj Full of bitterness.
Bitterhood n Bitterness.
Bitterish adj Somewhat, or a little bit bitter.
Bitterly adv In a manner bitter or resentful. 2. with bitterness
Bitterness n The state or quality of being bitter.
Bitter-sweet adj Sweet with an admixture or aftertaste of bitterness; also fig. 2. a thing which is bittersweet (lit. and fig.) 3. expressing contrasting emotions of pain and pleasure. 4. of a bittersweet color (orange).
Bitter-sweetness n The state or condition of being bittersweet.
Bitterwort n Bitterweed; a species of gentian, esp. Gentian amarella.
Bi'tun vb To shut in.
Bittiness n The state of being bitty, made of small parts, scrap.
Bitty adj Made up of little bits (used disparagingly); scrappy. 2. consisting of two unrelated parts or scraps.
Bitwise adv Bit by bit, little by little. 2. in a bit of time. 3. piecemeal.
Bive vb To hake, tremble.
Be'were vb To defend, shield, protect.
Bi'wihele vb To soothsay, bewitch, overcome by witchcraft
Bi'wit vb To look after, keep guard against, protect, keep in safety
Bi'wite vb To beguile, ensorce 2. to go away, leave. 2. to go, go away.
Bi'witie vb To watch over, obscure, guard, keep.
Bi'wrench vb To defeat, deprive, cheat.
Bi'wrixle vb To change.
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