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bes

[beys] /beɪs/
noun
1.
beth.

Bes

[bes] /bɛs/
noun, Egyptian Religion.
1.
the patron deity of music, dancing, and children, represented as a hairy dwarf having a tail and wearing a lion's skin.

B.E.S.

1.
Bachelor of Engineering Science.
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  • You have her make a Brunswick stew an' you'll think she is the bes' cook in the county.

  • Bishop Lajeunesse is the bes' man for cause no ot'er man can look him down.

    The Huntress Hulbert Footner
  • "Yes, I kep' up with the bes' of 'em," he said, with a pleased smile.

    Two Little Confederates

    Thomas Nelson Page
  • He say hit come so unexpeckedly an' all you kin do is make the bes' of it.

    Stubble

    George Looms
  • bes' always for pale-face to trust pale-face, and Injin to trust Injin.

    Oak Openings James Fenimore Cooper
  • "I'se done my bes', honey," she said to him, with tears in her eyes.

    The Thorn in the Nest Martha Finley
  • The bes thing to do is to slip a knife in a place where it would do the most good.

  • "My wife's bes' lil' woman in worl'," he said and did a hiccough.

    The Boy Grew Older Heywood Broun
  • It's too bad, suh, an' I've tried my bes' to stop 'em twice, suh.

    From Pillar to Post

    John Kendrick Bangs
  • The bes by which we weigh the silver is divided in two different ways.

    De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola
British Dictionary definitions for bes

Bes

/bɛs/
noun
1.
an ancient Egyptian god represented as a grotesque hairy dwarf: the patron of music and pleasure
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