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1.
Weird sayings in the American Pageant US History textbook that come from the author Thomas Bailey.
"Tickle the soil with a hoe, and it will laugh a harvest" is a Baileyism.
by aPasha September 08, 2006
 
2.
the standard of insults and quick comments
Example of a Baileyism
Private, you need to lose weight. Maybe you need to watch your food intake.
DS I am and I do not think I am that fat. DS
PVT, you are so fat that if you were an inch shorter, you would be a perfect circle.
by DRILL SERGEANT April 05, 2011