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bai

[bahy]
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noun
  1. a yellow mist occurring in eastern China and Japan during the spring and fall, caused by dust from the interior of China.
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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.

    Joshua, Complete

    Georg Ebers