Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Among diamond-dealers, showing a tinge of yellow; off color: applied to diamonds.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Bernard de Marigny brought the dice game Craps to this continent right there in the bywater!

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • We are in the Faubourg Marigny, the bywater area, a neighborhood not too far from the French Quarter.

    CNN Transcript Sep 1, 2008

  • And climate reconstruction is, despite its press coverage, a small bywater in the world of science. welikerocks

    Wegman report released « Climate Audit

  • I spent yesterday inside the city of New Orleans, speaking to a few of the last holdouts in the 9th ward/bywater neighborhood.

    Back Inside New Orleans

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  • Sounds like pee.

    March 5, 2016

  • I would have never guessed that this word has something to do with the color of a diamond.

    March 5, 2016