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1) Bites and Bams. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Hoaxes and quizzes; humbugery. 1 "[His] humble efforts at jocularity were chiefly confined to bites and bams."-Sir W. Scott: Guy Mannering, chap. 3....

2) bites and stings. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...bites and stings, see first aid....

3) Waha'bites (3 syl.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A Mahometan sect, whose object is to bring back the doctrines and observances of Islam to the literal precepts of the Koran; so called from the founder, Ibn-abd-ul-Wahab...

4) Bite. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A cheat; one who bites us. "The biter bit" explains the origin. We say "a man was bitten" when he "burns his fingers" meddling with something which promised well...

5) Dog-head (in machinery). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...That which bites or holds the gun-flint. 1...

6) bite. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: bit (bit), bitĚten (bitn) or bit, bitĚing, bites1. To cut, grip, or tear with or as if with the teeth. 2a. To pierce the skin of with the teeth,...

7) 51256. Shakespeare, William. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:51256 QUOTATION:Hamlet. The air bites shrewdly, it is very cold.Horatio. It is a nipping and an eager air. ATTRIBUTION:William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British...

8) 6229. Samuel Goldwyn. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...NUMBER: 6229 AUTHOR: Samuel Goldwyn QUOTATION: Every director bites the hand that lays the golden egg. ATTRIBUTION: On restaging the Last Supper for one of his films,...

9) 3488. Brian Jackman. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...NUMBER: 3488 AUTHOR: Brian Jackman QUOTATION: Everything in Africa bites, but the safari bug is worst of all. ATTRIBUTION: Close Encounters of the Rare and Violent...

10) 8621. Brooks, Gwendolyn. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:8621 QUOTATION:Clogged and soft and sloppy eyesHave lost the light that bites or terrifies.There are no swans and swallows any more.The people settled for...

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