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Bitch

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

This Los Angeles-based quartet made an impact in 1982 with their debut EP, more as a result of their shock value than because of any originality. Led by female vocalist ...

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Bitch

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

This Los Angeles-based quartet made an impact in 1982 with their debut EP, more as a result of their shock value than because of any originality. Led by female vocalist ...

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Bitch

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 109 words.

Although a female dog, wolf, fox or otter is correctly termed a bitch, the word is more commonly employed as

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bitch

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 46 words.

bewitch, bitch, ditch, enrich, fitch, flitch, glitch, hitch, itch, kitsch, Mitch, pitch, quitch, rich, snitch, stitch, switch, titch,

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bitch

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 46 words.

bewitch, bitch, ditch, enrich, fitch, flitch, glitch, hitch, itch, kitsch, Mitch, pitch, quitch, rich, snitch, stitch, switch, titch,

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bitch

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 17 words.

female dog OE.; bad woman XV. OE. biċċe, rel. obscurely to ON. bikkja, of unkn. orig.

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bitch

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 43 words.

[OE]

Old English bicce has a Germanic source. Whether there is a relationship between the English word and French biche

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bitch goddess

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Material or worldly success; the term was coined by the philosopher William James (1842–1910) in a letter to H. G. Wells, 11 September 1906.

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Bitch Magnet

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed at Oberlin College, Ohio, USA, in 1986, but based in North Carolina, Bitch Magnet originally comprised SooYoung Park (bass/vocals), Jon Fine (guitar) and Orestes Delatorre (drums)....

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Bitches Sin

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed in Cumbria, England, in 1980, during the growth of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal movement, Bitches Sin comprised Ian Toomey (guitar), Alan Cockburn (vocals), Perry Hodder...

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Bitch (Switzerland)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Bitch was formed in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1979 by the Schmid brothers, Eric (vocals), Jimmy (drums) and Geoffrey (guitar). Adding Marc Portman (guitar) and Roddy Landolt (bass), they...

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