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1rare A foul-mouthed person; a slanderer. Now rare.
2Attributive Designating the black-mouthed dogfish, Galeus melastomus.
3United States Regional United States regional. The chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha; specifically an immature one.
Mid 17th century. From black + mouth.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.