again (used as an enthusiastic call for the repetition of a musical performance).
Other definitions for bis (2 of 3)
a sheer, often embroidered linen, used in the manufacture of altar cloths.
- Also bisso .
Other definitions for B.I.S. (3 of 3)
Bank for International Settlements.
British Information Services.
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How to use bis in a sentence
I've been a-turnin' the bis'ness over in my mind, and he may make his-self easy, Sammy.The Pickwick Papers | Charles Dickens
Hows'ever, none on 'em answered; so they gave out that he'd run away, and she kep' on the bis'ness.The Pickwick Papers | Charles Dickens
Meusel: Lexicon der vom Jahr 1750 bis 1800 verstorbenen teutschen Schriftsteller.Laurence Sterne in Germany | Harvey Waterman Thayer
Vun ihm hb' ich ds as viel Jessurim un' Schmerzen arbergetrgen, bis ich hb' ihm auf die Fss' gestellt!
De bac'n is ready ter burn up and I 'low that there pan er baby bis'it is done to a turn.Molly Brown's Orchard Home | Nell Speed
British Dictionary definitions for bis (1 of 2)
twice; for a second time (used in musical scores to indicate a part to be repeated)
British Dictionary definitions for BIS (2 of 2)
Bank for International Settlements: an institution, based in Basel, Switzerland, that accepts deposits, makes loans for national central banks, and assists in offsetting speculative movements of funds between the major currencies; set up in 1930
Bosnia-Herzegovina (international car registration)
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