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bach

verb \ ˈbach \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of bach

bached also batched; baching also batching; baches also batches
: to live as a bachelor often used with it

First Known Use of bach

1865

in the meaning defined above

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bach

noun

Definition of bach

New Zealand
: a small house or weekend cottage

Origin and Etymology of bach

short for 1bachelor


Bach

biographical name \ ˈbäḵ , ˈbäk \

Definition of Bach

Carl Philipp Emanuel 1714–1788 son of Johann Sebastian Bach German composer

Bach

biographical name

Definition of Bach

Johann Christian 1735–1782 son of Johann Sebastian Bach German organist and composer

Bach

biographical name

Definition of Bach

Johann Sebastian 1685–1750 German organist and composer

Bach

biographical name

Definition of Bach

Wilhelm Friedemann 1710–1784 son of Johann Sebastian Bach German composer


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