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bach

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verb \ˈbach\
variants: or less commonly

Definition of bach

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to live as a bachelor —often used with it

First Known Use of bach

1865


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bach

noun

Definition of bach

New Zealand

  1. :  a small house or weekend cottage

Origin and Etymology of bach

short for 1bachelor


Bach

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biographical name \ˈbäḵ, ˈbäk\

Definition of Bach

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


Bach

biographical name

Definition of Bach

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


Bach

biographical name

Definition of Bach

  1. Johann Sebastian 1685–1750 German organist and composer


Bach

biographical name

Definition of Bach

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




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