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bish

noun
  1. British slang a mistake
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Word Origin

C20: of unknown origin
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Historical Examples

  • "Notice again," said the Bish, pointing to the left of the sycamores.

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    Charles Emmett Van Loan

  • "He admits it," murmured the Bish, but Henry didn't even hear him.

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    Charles Emmett Van Loan

  • "Oh, quite," said the Bish, and Henry toddled back to his practise.

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    Charles Emmett Van Loan

  • It was well that he left us, for the Bish was on the point of an explosion.

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    Charles Emmett Van Loan

  • "They're just as glad to see him as if he had smallpox," grinned the Bish.

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    Charles Emmett Van Loan