baas






verb (used without object), baaed, baa·ing.

  1. to make the sound of a sheep; bleat.

noun

  1. the bleating cry of a sheep.

noun

  1. a South African word for a boss: often used by Black or Coloured people addressing a White manager or overseer

verb baas, baaing or baaed

  1. (intr) to make the cry of a sheep; bleat

noun

  1. the cry made by sheep

noun

  1. the main airports operator in the United Kingdom; until privatization in 1987, an abbreviation for British Airports Authority

imitative sound of a sheep, attested from 1580s, but probably older, as baa is recorded before this a name for a child’s toy sheep.

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