bavin
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈbæ.vɪn/
Noun

bavin

  1. (Southern England, archaic, countable) A bundle of wood or twigs, which may be used in broom-making.
    1. (Southern England, archaic, countable) A faggot bound with only one band.
  2. (UK, dialect, uncountable) Impure limestone.
    • 1839: The Silurian System by Roderick Murchison, i. xxxvi. 484
      The concretions […] are called 'bavin,' the shale associated with them being termed 'rotch.'
Verb

bavin (bavins, present participle bavining; past and past participle bavined)

  1. (Southern England, archaic) To bundle and bind wood into bavins.
Adjective

bavin (not comparable)

  1. Made of firewood or kindling.



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