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Definitions of ba

  1. a bachelor's degree in arts and sciences
  2. a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group; found in barite
  3. To kiss.
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Usage examples for ba

  1. The other little boys stood round about in speechless envy, or murmured their A B C's and " ba be bi's" along the chapel steps. – Master Skylark by John Bennett
  2. But besides this ka, it appears for the first time that the king at any rate possesses also a soul called a ba. – The Egyptian Conception of Immortality by George Andrew Reisner
  3. Too good, too, too indulgent you are, my own Ba, to 'acts' first or last; but all the same, I am glad and encouraged. – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  4. The food could have fed seven hundred and two At the feast on the Island of Bum Bum Ba Loo. – FreeChildrenStories.com Collection by Daniel Errico
  5. It was now possible for the ba of the great landed noble to seek refuge with the gods in the northwest heavens and share their life. – The Egyptian Conception of Immortality by George Andrew Reisner
  6. Fajemmia is the most powerful chief of Konkodoo, and holds under his subjection all the country from Toombin to the Ba Fing. – The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805 by Mungo Park
  7. A short time previous to this friendly and general visiting from the natives, the governor, as I have already observed, in order to dispose them the more to confide in us, went down the harbour himself, to see and converse with our old friends Ba- na- lang and Co- al- by, and to invite them to come to his house, where they should get whatever they might be in want of; and be permitted to return when they pleased. – An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island by John Hunter
  8. Ba- by has tak- en a step! – Pages for Laughing Eyes by Unknown
  9. The novelty of these coats occupied us for a while, and if a sergeant or a comrade addressed us we answered in " goat talk": " Ba- a- a, ba- a- a- a...." – Private Peat by Harold R. Peat
  10. Then, Ba, my life must be better ... – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  11. The other man was much more chearful after Co- al- by- 's absence, which confirmed our conjecture, and the children's account, that he was a man more distinguished in his tribe than - Ba- na- lang. – An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island by John Hunter
  12. But for all that Ba Ahmad was a wise man and very strong. – Morocco by S.L. Bensusan
  13. Now Ba thinks nothing can be worse than that? – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
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