/ (ˈbɛənzˌfɑːðə) /
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Bruce . 1888–1959, British cartoonist, born in India: best known for his cartoons of the war in the trenches during World War I
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby Bairnsfather
Bairam, Baird, Baird Mountains, baire, bairn, Bairnsfather, Ba. Is., Baisakhi, bait, bait-and-switch, bait casting
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How to use Bairnsfather in a sentence
Yes, that is the word by which to describe, if you like, the prevalent Bairnsfather expression of countenance.
Rather may it be said that the Bairnsfather laughter has acted in thousands of cases as an antidote to the bane of depression.
Captain Bairnsfather has become a household word—or perhaps one should say a trench-hold word.
Bairnsfather's sketches portraying the humour and coolness that such critical conditions create are in no particular exaggerated.Over the Top With the Third Australian Division|G. P. Cuttriss
Captain Bairnsfather went to the front in no mood of a "chiel takin' notes."