|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A weight on the side of the ball used in the game of bowls, or a tendency imparted to the ball, which turns it from a straight line.
2. (n.) A leaning of the mind; propensity or prepossession toward an object or view, not leaving the mind indifferent; bent; inclination.
3. (n.) A wedge-shaped piece of cloth taken out of a garment (as the waist of a dress) to diminish its circumference.
4. (n.) A slant; a diagonal; as, to cut cloth on the bias.
5. (a.) Inclined to one side; swelled on one side.
6. (a.) Cut slanting or diagonally, as cloth.
7. (adv.) In a slanting manner; crosswise; obliquely; diagonally; as, to cut cloth bias.
8. (v. t.) To incline to one side; to give a particular direction to; to influence; to prejudice; to prepossess.
Bias (1 Occurrence)
1 Timothy 5:21 I command you in the sight of God, and Christ Jesus, and the chosen angels, that you observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing by partiality. (See NAS)