ETYM Old Fren. bacheler young man, French bachelier (cf. Pr. bacalar, Spanish bachiller, Portu. bacharel, Italian baccalare), Late Lat. baccalarius the tenant of a kind of farm.
A man who has never been married; SYN. unmarried man.
1. A young knight who follows the banner of another.
2. A person who has received what is usually the lowest degree conferred by a 4-year college, university, or professional school ; also; the degree itself.
3. An unmarried man; A male animal (as a fur seal) without a mate during breeding time.
ETYM Old Eng. bache, bacche, from AS. bacan to bake; cf. German gebäck and Dutch baksel. Related to Bake.
(Irregular plural: batches).
1. A collection of things or persons to be handled together; SYN. clutch.
2. All the loaves of bread baked at the same time.
3. (Often followed by 'of') A large number or amount or extent; SYN. good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, pile, plenty, pot, tidy sum, whole lot, whole slew.
celibate / seləbət /
ETYM Latin aelibatus, from caelebs unmarried, single.
An unmarried person who has taken a religious vow of chastity.
sole / soʊl /
1. The underside of the foot.
2. The underside of footwear or a golfclub.
stag / stæɡ /
ETYM Icel. steggr the male of several animals; or a doubtful as. stagga. Related to Steg.
1. Adult male deer.
2. Chiefly Scottish; a young horse; especially; a young unbroken stallion.
3. A male animal castrated after sexual maturity — compare steer.