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  • n  South African term for `boss'
  • n  the cry made by sheep
  • v  cry plaintively

  • In the Afrikaner nation of Hendrik Verwoerd, there is no nonsense about who is baas.
  • Said a rival: "Lady Caroline baas like a little sheep.
  • Others will enjoy little frissons, like Guest's literally sheepish tenor (he baas his lyrics).

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