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n. pl. bus·bies
A full-dress fur hat of varying shape, worn by hussars in the 19th century and by the foot guard regiments of the British army.

[Possibly from the name Busby.]


n, pl -bies
1. (Military) a tall fur helmet with a bag hanging from the top to the right side, worn by certain soldiers, usually hussars, as in the British Army
2. (Military) (not in official usage) another name for bearskin2
[C18 (in the sense: large bushy wig): perhaps from a proper name]


(Biography) Sir Matthew, known as Matt. 1909–94, British footballer. He managed Manchester United (1946–69)


(ˈbʌz bi)

n., pl. -bies.
a tall military hat of fur or feathers with a baglike ornament hanging from the top over the right side.
[1755–65; orig., a bushy wig; of obscure orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.busby - tall hatbusby - tall hat; worn by some British soldiers on ceremonial occasions
chapeau, hat, lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim


[ˈbʌzbɪ] N (Brit) → gorro m alto de piel negra


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Phileas Fogg, after paying the stipulated price of his passage to John Busby, and rewarding that worthy with the additional sum of five hundred and fifty pounds, ascended the steamer with Aouda and Fix; and they started at once for Nagasaki and Yokohama.
Ander Herrera, Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard linked up with the Manchester United Foundation, the charity arm of the club which was set up in 2007 as a legacy to the Busby Babes, for the project.
Jackson, who worked for the Manchester Evening News, is credited with coining the term 'Babes' to describe the exciting young team emerging under Busby at that time.
Busby said that the allegations of sexual assault and molestation against the Republican candidate, Roy Moore, have opened up a lane for a more centrist candidate for the election that takes place Dec.
The team crowned league champions in 1956 had an average age of 22 and was dubbed the Busby Babes.
Instead, Busby imbues her major characters with their own psychology--from Nico's parents, who cling so tightly to Sarah they do not want to know what has happened to her; to Sarah's frenemy, Paula, who seems bent on unraveling Sarah's return for her own selfish ends; to Nico, who tries to balance her fear of the Sarah-who-was with her love for the new Sarah, all the while fighting her own guilt over being glad Sarah disappeared in the first place.
MANCHESTER UNITED insist they will continue to honour the memory of Sir Matt Busby in the directors' box at Old Trafford - despite his family being moved out.
Busby loved being in a side so notoriously hard to beat.
Officers elected were: president, Carl Beauregard, Beauregard Equip ment, Concord; vice president, Paula Cantara, The Rowley Agency, Concord; secretary/ treasurer, Brian Good, Busby Construction Company, Atkinson; and past president, John Bousquet, R.
We soon pass farm buildings and follow the left hand bend with views of Busby Hall away to our right and pass through a wooden gate with a hedge on our right side.
Well, last year approximately seven hundred people, and Busby says she anticipates nearly one thousand guests this year as Chickenstock continues to grow.