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intr.v. baaed, baa·ing, baas
To make a bleating sound, as a sheep or goat.
The bleat of a sheep or goat.
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vb, baas, baaing or baaed
(Zoology) (intr) to make the cry of a sheep; bleat
(Zoology) the cry made by sheep
(Aeronautics) the main airports operator in the United Kingdom; until privatization in 1987, an abbreviation for British Airports Authority
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n., v. baaed, baa•ing. n.
1. the bleat of a sheep.v.i.
2. to utter such a bleat.
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Past participle: baaed
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|Noun||1.||baa - the cry made by sheep |
cry - the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night"
|Verb||1.||baa - cry plaintively; "The lambs were bleating"|
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n → Mähen nt no pl; baa! → mäh!; baa-lamb (baby-talk) → Bählamm nt (baby-talk), → Mähschäfchen nt (baby-talk)
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