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bash

Abbreviation for:
British Association for the Study of Headache (Medspeak-UK)
Bulimia Anorexia Self-Help

Drug slang
noun A regional term for marijuana.

Public health
noun A popular term for a road traffic/motor vehicle accident (RTA/MVA).

Social medicine
verb To speak or refer of or to a person or a specific group in a disparaging manner—e.g., doctor bashing, gay bashing.

bash

Social medicine verb To speak or refer to another in a disparaging fashion. See Gay bashing, Physician bashing.
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They were bashing away at the cracks, finding a little bit of movement off those.
The only way for the condition to get better is to stop bashing away at a keyboard.
I mean, I've been bashing away at a typewriter and computer for more than 50 years, so it's bound to produce some wear and tear on my digits.
A lot of people think keeping fit means going to the gym and spending two or three hours bashing away.
They spent the third quarter bashing away at the barricades - as usual, with more effort than precision - until suddenly, in the 61st minute, the passes stuck and the Saracen defences gave way.
Frantic-looking Racing Post hacks bashing away in the press room is a particularly amusing image.
INVENTORS are often thought of as white coat wearing laboratory dwellers tinkering with test tubes and bashing away at computers.
Hills had been bashing away with his whip from the two pole and it was only in the final few strides that he put the stick down but even then he was still riding vigorously.
I spent four months in the winter trying to get my old feel back and I've just done another three weeks bashing away on Misery Hill when I could have been at home with my wife.
There are guys down south who keep bashing away on the Europro Tour for ten years without making it, which must set them back about seventy grand
The kid drummer with the parents trying to give him a platform were a case in point - 13-year-old Kieran Gaffney will now be bashing away so long and so hard the poor lad will either be at risk of RSI or deafening himself.
In fact businessman Philip McLaughlin said he usually ends up reading in bed while leggy Amanda, 35, is bashing away on her computer at night.