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- v. (obsolete) To kiss.
- n. In ancient Egyptian mythology, a being's soul or personality, represented as a bird-headed figure, which survives after death but must be sustained with offerings of food.
Compare Old French baer ("to open the mouth"); French bayer (Wiktionary)
From Egyptian 𓅽𓏤 (bA). (Wiktionary)