Bawsin
Bawsin Baw"sin, Bawson Baw"son, n. [OE. bawson, baucyne, badger (named from its color), OF. bauzan, bau[,c]ant, bauchant, spotted with white, pied; cf. It. balzano, F. balzan, a white-footed horse, It. balza border, trimming, fr. L. balteus belt, border, edge. Cf. {Belt}.] 1. A badger. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

2. A large, unwieldy person. [Obs.] --Nares. [1913 Webster]


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