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

  • abbr. Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering


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  • However, the-old gentleman, being stubborn as a horse-nail, persisted; the wife, still grumbling, calmed down; and the one joint of meat became an institution.

    Hodge and His Masters

  • After some time, the countenance of the-old chief again cleared up, and he fell into repeated conferences, in an under tone, with his cousin, which ended in the departure of the latter, who, applying the lash to his horse, dashed forward and was soon out of sight.

    The adventures of Captain Bonneville


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