Baw"sin (?), Baw"son (?), n. [OE. bawson, baucyne, badger (named from its color), OF. bauzan, baucant, 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.

2.

A large, unwieldy person.

[Obs.]

Nares.

 

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