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B & Q...baby corn
'Baby Face' Nelson...back noun
back number...backhand noun
backhanded adjective...backward compatible adjective
backward-looking adjective...bagel noun
baggage car noun...bakeware noun
Bakewell tart...ballad noun
ballad opera...ban verb
banal adjective...bangers and mash
Bangla noun...banyan noun
baobab noun...bard noun
bare adjective...Barnes Wallis
barnet...bas
bas mitzvah noun...Basque adjective
Basque noun...batik noun
Batman...Bay City
bay leaf noun...beachcomber noun
beachfront noun...bearish adjective
BĂ©arnaise sauce noun...beauty school noun
beauty sleep noun...bedraggled adjective
bedridden adjective...beetle noun
beetle verb...behest noun
behind adverb...Bella
belladonna noun...Ben Jonson
Ben Nevis...bentwood noun
Benzedrine...besiege verb
besmirch verb...Bette Davis
better adjective...bhasha
bhavan...bidet noun
bidi...bigamist noun
bigamy noun...billet-doux noun
billfold noun...bint
bio- combining form...bipedal adjective
biplane noun...birthweight noun
biryani noun...biwi
'Bix' Beiderbecke...black spot
black tie noun...blameless adjective
blameworthy adjective...bleary-eyed adjective
bleat verb...blinding adjective
blindingly adverb...blockade verb
blockage noun...bloodletting noun
bloodline noun...blowfly noun
blowhard noun...blue-sky adjective
bluebell noun...Bo-peep
boa constrictor noun...Bobby Robson
Bobby Shafto...bodyguard noun
bodysnatcher noun...bolete noun
Bolivia noun...bona fide adjective
bona fides noun...boo word
boo-boo noun...boom verb
boomburb...border noun
border on phrasal verb...botany noun
botch noun...bounce noun
bounce rate...bow-wow noun
bowdlerize verb...Boy Scouts of America noun
boy shorts noun...braid verb
Braille noun...brandy butter
brandy noun...bread-and-butter pudding
breadbasket noun...breakwater noun
bream noun...brew-up
brewer noun...brier
brig noun...brinkmanship noun
briny adjective...broad bean noun
broad noun...bromide noun
bromine noun...brown rat noun
brown recluse noun...brute adjective
brute noun...Buckley's
buckminsterfullerene noun...bug-eyed adjective
bugaboo noun...bull market noun
bull mastiff noun...bumfluff
bummer noun...bunyip
buoy noun...Burmese noun
burn away phrasal verb...bury in phrasal verb
bury verb...busk verb
buskin noun...butter noun
butter tart noun...buzzword noun
bwana...Byzantine adjective
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