Saturday, July 19, 2014
Citations for balmy
On and off and on and off until he was laughing at the magic of the running water and the chicken and bread that lay balmy in his stomach.
Imagine now, while the curtain's falling, that it's a fine balmy day and the smell of clams coming in from the bay.
Origin of balmy
Balmy is the adjectival form of balm, which originally referred to an aromatic resin and came to mean anything that heals. Balmy entered English in the late 1400s.