bean


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Synonyms for bean

the uppermost part of the body

Synonyms for bean

any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food

informal terms for a human head

hit on the head, especially with a pitched baseball

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References in classic literature ?
Ah, Bean,' said Mr Ferguson, flitting rapidly, 'you still here?
I fear, sir, that you will be unable to get out,' said Master Bean, sympathetically.
The boys got off their chairs and jumped round her, clapping their hands, and even Alick gave a low ventral laugh as he looked up from his beans.
Now, it seems to me his eating beans with a knife is more suspicious.
When the beans were finally cooked, Daylight ran part of them into a bag of flour-sacking a foot and a half long and three inches in diameter.
Warmed-over flapjacks, warmed-over beans, fried bacon, and coffee composed the breakfast.
Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear.
Phebe stopped rattling her beans from one pan to another, and her eyes were full of pity as they rested on the curly head bent down on Rose's knee, for she saw that the heart under the pretty locket ached with its loss, and the dainty apron was used to dry sadder tears than any she had ever shed.
Phebe laughed at her woe till the beans danced in the pan, but tried to comfort her by suggesting a means of relief.
It may be, too, that I spoke somewhat shortly concerning the bran and the beans, the same being poor provender and unfitted for a man of my inches.
I got out several cords of stumps in plowing, which supplied me with fuel for a long time, and left small circles of virgin mould, easily distinguishable through the summer by the greater luxuriance of the beans there.
I certainly do mean you, poor Pinocchio--you who are such a little silly as to believe that gold can be sown in a field just like beans or squash.
One day," concluded Kraft, solemnly, "there will come to Cypher's for a plate of beans a millionaire lumberman from Wisconsin, and he will marry Milly.
Straight to New York they hie, and lay their goods at the feet of the girl who serves them beans in a beanery.
She attempted the cold beans, thick with grease, but gave them up, and buttered a slice of bread.