BVDs


BVDs
BVDs 1893, trademark name (dating to 1876) of manufacturer Bradley, Vorhees, and Day.

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  • BVDs — [bē΄vē΄dēz′] pl.n. 〚< B.V.D., trademark < B(radley), V(oorhees and)D(ay), manufacturers〛 Informal men s underwear; specif., esp. formerly, men s one piece long underwear * * * …   Universalium

  • BVDs — [ ,bi vi diz ] AMERICAN TRADEMARK a type of UNDERPANTS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • BVDs — [bē΄vē΄dēz′] pl.n. [< B.V.D., trademark < B(radley), V(oorhees and)D(ay), manufacturers] Informal men s underwear; specif., esp. formerly, men s one piece long underwear …   English World dictionary

  • BVDs — «BEE VEE DEEZ», noun. 1. U.S. Informal. underwear. 2. B.V.D.s, Trademark. (originally) a kind of one piece underwear for men. * * * plural n. trademark a type of boxer shorts …   Useful english dictionary

  • BVDS — Der Bundesverband für das Darstellende Spiel e.V. (BV.DS) ist ein Fachverband für ästhetische Bildung in der Schule und das Unterrichtsfach Darstellendes Spiel. Er ist die Dachorganisation der Landesverbände, Institutionen und Multiplikatoren,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • BVDs — AND beeveedees n. underwear; men’s underwear. (The first entry is an initialism. From Bradley, Voorhies, and Day, the manufacturers. Always plural.) □ He stood there in his BVDs, freezing. □ If you don’t wear a belt, your BVDs will show …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • BVDs — noun A type of mens long underwear. We frolicked like dolphins – Graeme and I in shorts and Bob in his B.V.D.s – and then stretched out on the ancient waveworn shingle to let the sinking sun dry and warm us …   Wiktionary

  • BVDs — n. trademark for men s underwear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • BVD — For the Dutch security service, see General Intelligence and Security Service. Infobox Company company name = BVD company company type = Subsidiary owner = Berkshire Hathaway foundation = 1876 location = United States industry = underwear… …   Wikipedia

  • Bundesverband Darstellendes Spiel — Der Bundesverband für das Darstellende Spiel e.V. (BV.DS) ist ein Fachverband für ästhetische Bildung in der Schule und das Unterrichtsfach Darstellendes Spiel. Er ist die Dachorganisation der Landesverbände, Institutionen und Multiplikatoren,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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