noun Egyptian Religion.

the patron deity of music, dancing, and children, represented as a hairy dwarf having a tail and wearing a lion's skin.


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Examples from the Web for bes

Historical Examples of bes

  • 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.


    George Looms

  • Bes' always for pale-face to trust pale-face, and Injin to trust Injin.

    Oak Openings

    James Fenimore Cooper

British Dictionary definitions for bes



an ancient Egyptian god represented as a grotesque hairy dwarf: the patron of music and pleasure
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