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bawsin


bawsin


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bawsin  \Baw"sin\,  Bawson  \Baw"son\,  n.  [OE.  bawson,  baucyne 
  badger  (named  from  its  color),  OF  bauzan  baucant  bauchant, 
  spotted  with  white,  pied;  cf  It  balzano  F.  balzan,  a 
  white-footed  horse,  It  balza  border,  trimming,  fr  L. 
  balteus  belt,  border,  edge.  Cf  Belt.] 
  1.  A  badger.  [Obs.]  --B.  Jonson 
 
  2.  A  large  unwieldy  person.  [Obs.]  --Nares.