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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Balmy  \Balm"y\,  a. 
  1.  Having  the  qualities  of  balm;  odoriferous;  aromatic; 
  assuaging;  soothing;  refreshing;  mild.  ``The  balmy 
  breeze.''  --Tickell. 
 
  Tired  nature's  sweet  restorer,  balmy  sleep  ! 
  --Young. 
 
  2.  Producing  balm.  ``The  balmy  tree.''  --Pope. 
 
  Syn:  Fragrant;  sweet-scented;  odorous;  spicy. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Balmy  \Balm"y\,  a. 
  Full  of  barm  or  froth;  in  a  ferment.  ``Barmy  beer.'' 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  balmy 
  adj  1:  informal  or  slang  terms  for  mentally  irregular  [syn:  {barmy}, 
  {bats},  {batty},  {bonkers},  {buggy},  {cracked},  {crackers}, 
  {daft},  {dotty},  {fruity},  {haywire},  {kooky},  {kookie}, 
  {loco},  {loony},  {loopy},  {nuts},  {nutty},  {wacky}] 
  2:  mild  and  pleasant;  "balmy  days  and  nights";  "the  climate  was 
  mild  and  conducive  to  life  or  growth"  [syn:  {mild}] 




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