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Bax

[baks] /bæks/
noun
1.
Sir Arnold Edward Trevor, 1883–1953, English composer.
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  • The following morning it was delivered to Hasluck by Bax, the porter.

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  • But how comes it that you have never seen Bax till to-night?

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  • No doubt Bax will be up immediately to give you particulars.

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  • Bax reddened with indignation at the tone of insult in which these words were uttered.

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  • “I did,” said Bax, shortly, not knowing how to take this sudden change of subject.

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  • He said this with a leer, and Bax laughed as he inspected Long Orrick more narrowly.

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  • In another moment Bax was whelmed in spray and knee-deep in rushing water.

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  • Our friend Bax and his companions were not of this mind, as we have seen.

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  • Ah, sir,” continued the boy, “there never was a man like Bax!

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  • “Well, I have not much to do with going to the bottom,” said Bax, laughing.

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British Dictionary definitions for Bax

Bax

/bæks/
noun
1.
Sir Arnold (Edward Trevor). 1883–1953, English composer of romantic works, often based on Celtic legends, including the tone poem Tintagel (1917)
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