WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
- again (used interjectionally as an enthusiastic call for the repetition of a musical performance).
- Latin; Old Latin duis twice
- Clothinga sheer, often embroidered linen, used in the manufacture of altar cloths.
Bank for International Settlements.
British Information Services.
- Latin byssus byssus
- Middle English 1350–1400
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bis /bɪs/ adv
- twice; for a second time (used in musical scores to indicate a part to be repeated)
Etymology: 19th Century: via Italian from Latin, from Old Latin duis
- encore! again!
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