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bai

[bahy] /baɪ/
noun
1.
a yellow mist occurring in eastern China and Japan during the spring and fall, caused by dust from the interior of China.
Origin of bai
< Japanese < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese mái dust storm
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  • We bain't a-goin' to pass Widder Hotchkiss, be we, governor?

    Aunt Rachel David Christie Murray
  • Lor' bless 'ee, Willyum, if it bain't Squire a-kissin' our Rachel.

    Happy Days Alan Alexander Milne
  • The bodies beside her were those of her nurse and the wife of the chief priest bai.

    Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers
  • The evening before I had steadily and firmly refused the wife of bai.

    Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers
  • bai's wife had supported her wish, and the prince was obliged to yield.

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