1. bearer bond a bond issued with detachable coupons that must be presented to the issuer for interest payments
  2. prayer beads a string of beads used in counting prayers
  3. bare bones (plural) the most basic facts or elements
  4. reaper binder a machine that cuts grain and binds it in sheaves
  5. breaker point a contact in the distributor
  6. rubber band a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things together
  7. prebend the stipend assigned by a cathedral to a canon
  8. toreador pants snug trousers ending at the calves; worn by women and girls
  9. letter bond a bond that has not been registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and cannot be sold to the general public
  10. bicarbonate a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate
  11. weather-bound delayed or shut in by bad weather
  12. spareribs cut of pork from the rib section with most of the meat trimmed off
  13. bitter pignut hickory of the eastern United States having a leaves with 7 or 9 leaflets and thin-shelled very bitter nuts
  14. bail bond (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial
  15. bear upon have an effect upon
  16. propound put forward, as of an idea
  17. Larus ridibundus small black-headed European gull
  18. power point a wall socket
  19. Treasury bond a debt instrument with maturities of 10 years or longer
  20. quarter pound 4 ounces avoirdupois