Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. Bachelor of Laws
  • abbr. Bachelor of Letters
  • abbr. Bachelor of Literature

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  • n. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Saint Barthélemy.

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Examples

  • Yeah, that sucks, because BL is something you have to tape to fast forward through all of the crap.

    Rebecca Meyer on Leno: Wowza! Hottest 'Loser' ever? | EW.com

  • I think BL is talking about modernization generally - not just libertarianism - and my feeling is that if modernization needed to depend either on people's understanding or their motivations then it never would have happened.

    The Default Path for Taxes, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • I thank your Lordship for your Letter; [in BL copy only: and if you had not known that I should thank you heartily I should not have been honour'd with it.] and will henceforth when the spirit moves me poetically or otherwise, obey the impulse and transmit the news of the moment.

    Letter 80

  • In Henry VIII's privy purse expenses 1538 – 1541 in BL Arundel 97, f. 2r, Cholmely is referred to as the "late Cofferer," suggesting that he had died or had moved on to another post by 1538 back

    From Heads of Household to Heads of State: The Preaccession Households of Mary and Elizabeth Tudor, 1516-1558

  • The BL is challenging public libraries in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to uncover the items in their collections that most deserve to be converted into Turning the Pages 2.0 'virtual texts' and shared with the world via the British Library website

    June 2007

  • The BL is challenging public libraries in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to uncover the items in their collections that most deserve to be converted into Turning the Pages 2.0 'virtual texts' and shared with the world via the British Library website.

    August 2007

  • BL is an awesome show even if they have that far left holier-than-thou attitude often spouted, ad nauseum, by James Spader's character who is so goddamn smug -- someday, I hope to be able to be that smug too!

    Shatner vs. Shatner!

  • Most intriguing, though, is this question she raises: If you want to understand the dynamics of my book in terms of its appeal to western fans of Japanese BL, than ask me about the use cosmetic clergy in Japanese BL, and ask me about the Japanese love of Nazi characters in comics.

    Gynocrat and Nazis

  • I’d say that BL is probably the only section where they are lacking but it’s ok because they have the complete run of Banana Fish.

    Shop of dreams

  • Isn't one of those new yogurt cultures called BL Regularis?

    Ridden to Distraction: Can't Afford to Pay Attention

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