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bish

/bɪʃ/
noun
1.
(Brit, slang) a mistake
Word Origin
C20: of unknown origin
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  • Julio and Mrs. Laden were having their dinner, and Dad and bish went up to the editorial office.

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  • "Notice again," said the bish, pointing to the left of the sycamores.

    Fore! Charles Emmett Van Loan
  • As long as I was going to be a reporter, I'd have to have news sources, and bish was a dandy.

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  • "He admits it," murmured the bish, but Henry didn't even hear him.

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  • When I went in, bish rose from his desk and came to meet me, shaking my hand.

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  • "Oh, quite," said the bish, and Henry toddled back to his practise.

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  • "Good question; I've been asking myself that," bish said, a trifle wryly.

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  • It was well that he left us, for the bish was on the point of an explosion.

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  • bish wanted to know what I was fixing for myself, and I told him.

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  • "They're just as glad to see him as if he had smallpox," grinned the bish.

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