Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given by the natives of Upper Burma to a clay which there contains rubies and other gems.

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Examples

  • Gems weighing ten and fifteen carats already had been taken from the "byon" in the wash, and yet inspired no exaltation.

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  • He twitched about for a few seconds as the flowering gash spread a bloom on the floor while units paraded byon the line unmolested.

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  • The music video for the single “Overcome” is primarily concert footage, and if there is one thing I know,it is thatwhen your video is concert footage, you are probably trying toget byon the cheap.

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  • Boyce did not make the start of the second half and was replaced byon-loan Chelsea winger Scott Sinclair, with Scharner dropping into theback four.

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  • Lee, Eric Dwayne background ofceremonies honoringmourning foron night of shootingpolice corruption questions in death ofLee, Shawn courtroom testimony ofdeath penalty views ofEric’s courtship and marriage toletter to Judge Moran byon mourning her husbandon night of shootingresponse to Oliver’s sentencingLee, Veronica

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  • McBeth, Ruth childhood and adolescence ofcross-examinations byon isolation as public defenderjury selection andin motion to throw out Oliver’s confessionOliver case pre-sentencing preparation andat Oliver sentencing hearingafter Oliver verdictoratorical style ofpost-Oliver trial developments andquiet and personal approach ofMcGee, Cornelius

    Defending the Damned

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