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bay rum

n.
An aromatic liquid originally prepared by distilling the leaves of the West Indian bay tree (Pimenta racemosa) in rum and water but now usually made by mixing the oil from those leaves with other solvents.

bay rum

n
1. (Plants) an aromatic liquid, used in medicines and cosmetics, originally obtained by distilling the leaves of the bayberry tree (Pimenta racemosa) with rum: now also synthesized from alcohol, water, and various oils
2. (Plants) bay rum tree another name for bayberry2

bay′ rum′


n.
a fragrant liquid used chiefly as an aftershave lotion, prepared by distilling the leaves of the tropical American bay, Pimenta racemosa, with rum or by mixing oil from the leaves with alcohol, water, and other oils.
[1830–40, Amer.]
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Noun1.bay rum - an aromatic liquid originally obtained by distilling the leaves of the bayberry tree with rumbay rum - an aromatic liquid originally obtained by distilling the leaves of the bayberry tree with rum
after-shave, after-shave lotion - a fragrant lotion for a man's face after shaving
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The card is brought to you in association with Blue Chair Bay Rum.
Most white mms are aged in wooden barrels, as are gold and dark mms and spiced rums," explains David Farmer, president of Fishbowl Spirits, whose portfolio includes Blue Chair Bay Rum.
Most white mms are aged in wooden barrels, as are gold and dark mms and spiced mms," explains David Farmer, president of Fishbowl Spirits, whose portfolio includes Blue Chair Bay Rum.
Indeed, a wonderful way to spend an afternoon is to visit the Takamaka Bay rum distillery and follow the process of how they make the spirit on a reclaimed former plantation.
I remember sitting in the chair for the first time, breathing in the scent of talcum powder, bay rum, pomade and tobacco, and feeling like a man among men.
Danburry also offers face shaves and scalp treatments and uses old-fashioned aftershaves such as bay rum.
I could see his face; imagined his tobacco and bay rum smell, knew the feel of an always-present sun beneath his skin.
This psychosomatic connection of bay rum to death widens the gulf in Annie's relationship with her mother.