bavin

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bavin ‎(plural bavins)

  1. A bundle of wood, or twigs which may be used in broom making. Southern England term. Also, a fagot bound with only one band.
  2. (Britain, dialect) impure limestone
    • 1839: The Silurian System by Roderick Murchison, i. xxxvi. 484
      "The concretions…are called ˈbavin,ˈ the shale associated with them being termed ˈrotch.ˈ"

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bavin m ‎(uncountable)

  1. (Guernsey) nonsense, rubbish
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