Definition of Bombie

1. Noun. An unexploded bomblet. "Unexploded bomblets known in Laos as `bombies' caused farmers to fear cultivating their fields"

Generic synonyms: Bomblet, Cluster Bomblet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bombie

bombe
bombed
bomber
bomber aircrew
bomber crew
bomber jacket
bomber jackets
bomber seat
bomber seats
bombers
bombes
bombesin
bombesins
bombic
bombic acid
bombie (current term)
bombil
bombilate
bombilation
bombilations
bombils
bombinate
bombinated
bombinates
bombinating
bombination
bombinations
bombing
bombing run
bombings

Literary usage of Bombie

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1. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly (1902)
"Q • Mother \ bombie. \ As it was sundrie times \ plaied by the ... Mother \ bombie. \ As it was sundry times \ Played by the Children ..."

2. Endymion, the Man in the Moon: Played Before the Queen's Majesty at by John Lyly (1894)
"Nash's praise of Mother bombie in Have with you to Saffron-Walden* 1596, ... The title-page of Mothe-j bombie says only : "As it was sundry times played by ..."

3. Representative English Plays: From the Middle Ages to the End of the by John Strong Perry Tatlock, Robert Grant Martin (1916)
"... pseudo-historical episode in the life of Alexander the Great, is seemingly without ulterior purpose, as is the rustic farce-comedy, Mother bombie. ..."

4. Shakspere's Predecessors in the English Drama by John Addington Symonds (1900)
"... Metamorphosis '—Its Relation to Jonson—' Mother bombie '—' The Woman in the Moon.'—X. Lyly as a Master of his Age-Influence on Shakspere—His Inventions. ..."

5. The History of English Dramatic Poetry to the Time of Shakespeare: And by John Payne Collier (1831)
"In Midas, printed in 1592, and in Mother bombie, printed in 1594, he seems to allude to a tract he had published in 1589, Pap with a Hatchet, ..."

6. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly (1902)
"Q • Mother \ bombie. \ As it was sundrie times \ plaied by the ... Mother \ bombie. \ As it was sundry times \ Played by the Children ..."

7. Endymion, the Man in the Moon: Played Before the Queen's Majesty at by John Lyly (1894)
"Nash's praise of Mother bombie in Have with you to Saffron-Walden* 1596, ... The title-page of Mothe-j bombie says only : "As it was sundry times played by ..."

8. Representative English Plays: From the Middle Ages to the End of the by John Strong Perry Tatlock, Robert Grant Martin (1916)
"... pseudo-historical episode in the life of Alexander the Great, is seemingly without ulterior purpose, as is the rustic farce-comedy, Mother bombie. ..."

9. Shakspere's Predecessors in the English Drama by John Addington Symonds (1900)
"... Metamorphosis '—Its Relation to Jonson—' Mother bombie '—' The Woman in the Moon.'—X. Lyly as a Master of his Age-Influence on Shakspere—His Inventions. ..."

10. The History of English Dramatic Poetry to the Time of Shakespeare: And by John Payne Collier (1831)
"In Midas, printed in 1592, and in Mother bombie, printed in 1594, he seems to allude to a tract he had published in 1589, Pap with a Hatchet, ..."

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