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their attempts on Dunkirk, when they endea may all be joined together, and make a good

bond. voured to blow up a fort, and bombard the town.

Mortimer's Husbandry.

Addison. 4. [In the plural.] Chains; imprisonment; BOMBARDI'ER. n. s. [from bombard.] captivity. The engineer whose employment is to Whom'1 perceived to have nothing laid to his

Acts. shoot bombs.

charge worthy of death, or of bonds. The bombardier tosses his ball sometimes into 5. Cement of union; cause of' union ; the midst of a city, with a design to fill all around link of connexion.

him with terrour and combustion. Tailer, Wedding is great Juno's crown; BOMBA'R DMENT. n. s. [from bombard.]

O blessed bond of board and bed!

Shakspeare. An attack made upon any city, by

Love cools, brothers divide, and the bond is

cracked 'twixt son and father. Sbakspeare. throwing bombs into it.

Genoa is not yet secure from a bombardment, 6. A writing of obligation to pay a sum,; though it is not so exposed as formerly. Addison. or perform a contract. BOMBASI'N. n. s. [bombasin, Fr. from

Ga with me to a notary, seal me there
Your single boud.

Sbakspeare. bombycinus, silken, Latin.] A slight

What if I ne'er consent to make you mine? silken stuff, for mourning:

My father's promise ties me not to time; BOMBA'St. n. s. (A stuff of soft loose And bonds without a date, they say, are void. texture used formerly to swell the gar

Dryden. ment, and thence used to signify bulk 7. Obligation ; law by which any man is or show without solidity.] Fustian ; obliged. big words, without meaning.

Unhappy that I am! I cannot heave

My heart into my mouth : I love your majesty Not pedants motley tongue, soldiers bombast, Mountebanks drug-tongue, nor the terms of law,

According to my bond, no more nor less. Shaks. Are strong enough preparatives to draw

Take which you please, it dissolves the bonds Me to hear this.

of government and obedience.

Locke. Are all the fights of heroick poetry to be BOND. adj. [from bind, perhaps for bound; concluded bombast, unnatural, and mere made from Zebonden, Saxon.] Captive; in ness, because they are not affected with their a servile state. excellencies?

Dryden, Whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we BO'M BAST. adj. [from the substantive.] be bond or free.

1 Corinthians. High sounding; of big sound without BO'NDAGE. n. s. (from bond.] meaning:

1. Captivity; imprisonment ; state of reHe, as loving his own pride and purpose, straint. Evades them with a bombast circumstance,

You only have overthrown me, and in my Horribly stuff'd with epithets of war. Sbaksp. bordage consists iny glory.

Sitncy. BOMBIL A'TION. 1. s. (from bombus, Lat.] Say, gentle princess, would you not suppose Sound; noise ; report.

Your bondage happy, to be made a queen ?

-To be a queen in bondage, is more vile How to abate the vigour, or silence the bom

Than is a slave in base servility. bilation of guns, a way is said to be by borax and

Sbakspeare. butter, mixt in a due proportion, which will al

We make a choir, as doth the prison'd bird, most take off the report, and also the force of

Sbakspeare. the charge.

And sing our bondige freely.
Brown's Vulgar Errours.'

The king, when he design'd you for my guard, BOMBY'CINOus, adj. [bombycinus, Lat.] Resolvid he would not make my bondage hard. Silken; made of silk.

Dryden. BON A ROBA. n. s. [Ital. a fine gown.) A 2. Obligation; tie of duty. showy wanton.

If she has a struggle for honour, she is in a We knew where the bona robas were. Sbaksp. bondage to love; which gives the story its turn BON A'SUS. n. s. (Lat.) A kind of buf


He must resolve by no means to be enslaved, falo, or wild bull.

and brought under the bondage of observing BONCHRE'TIEN. n. s. [French.) 'A Oaths, which ought to vanish when they stand in

species of pear, so called, probably, competition with eating and drinking, or taking from the name of a gardener.


South. BOND. n. s. (bond, Sax. bound; it is BO'NDMAID. n. s. [from bond, captive, written indifferently, in many of its

and maid.] A woman slave, senses, bond, or band. See Band.]

Good sister, wrong me not, nor wrong yourself,

To make a bondmuid and a slave of me. Shakse 1. Cords, or chains, with which any one

BO'NDMAN. n. s. (from bond and man.] A is bound. There left me, and my man, both bound to

man slave. gether;

Amongst the Romans, in making of a bondo

man free, was it not wondered wherefore so Till, gnawing with my teeth my bonds asunder, I gain'd my freedom,


great ado should be made ? the master to present

his slave in some court, to take him by the hand, 2. Ligament that holds any thing together. and not only to say, in the hearing of the puba

Let any one send his contemplation to the ex lick magistrate, I will that this man become tremitics of the universe, and see what con free; but, after those solemn words uttered, to ceivable hopes, what bond he can imagine, to strike him on the cheek, to turn him round, the hold this mass of matter in so close a pressure hair of his head to be shaved off, the magistrate together.

Locke, to touch him thrice with a rod; in the end, a

cap and a white garment given him. Hooler. 3. Union; connexion : a workman's term.

O freedom ! first delight of human kind; Observe, in working up the walls, that no side

Not that which bondmen from their masters find. of the house, nor any part of the walls, be brought up three feet above the other, before the next

Dryden. adjoining wall be wrought up to it, so that they BONDSE'R VANT. N. s. [from bond and sera

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vant.] A slave; a servant without the 6. Bones. Dice. liberty of quitting his master.

But then my study was to cog the dice, And if thy brother, that dwelleth by thee, be

And dext'rously to throw the lucky sice : waxen poor, and be sold unto thee, thou shalt To shun ames ace, that swept my stakes away; not compel him to serve as a bondservant.

And watch the box, for fear they should convey

Leviticus. False dones, and put upon me in the play. Dryd. BONDSE'RVICE. N. s. [from bond and ser

To Bone. v. a. (from the noun.) To take vice.] The condition of a bondservant;

out the bones from the flesh; as, the slavery.

cooks boned the veal. Upon those did Solomon levy a tribute of BO'NEI ACE n. s. [from bone and lace; the bendservice.

1 kings bobbins with which lace is woven being BO'NDSLAVE. n. s. [from bond and slare.] frequently made of bones.] Flaxen lace,

A man in slavery ; one of servile con such as women wear on their linen. dition, who cannot change his master. The things you follow, and make songs on

Love enjoined such ailigence, that no ap now, should be sent to knit, or sit down to bose prentice, no, no bonu lucu, could ever be, by bins or bonclace.

Tatier. fear, more ready at all coinmands that that We destroy the symmetry of the human young princess was.

Sidney. figure, and foolishly contrive to call off the eye All her ornaments are taken away; of a free fronı great and real bcauties, to childish geugaw woman she is become a bosslave. 1 Musc. ribbands and bondlaze.

Spectater. Commoniy, the bordslave is fed by tris lord, BO'NELESs. adj. [from bone.] Wanting but here the lord was fed by his bondslave.

bones. Sir J. Davies.

I would, while it was smiling in my face, BO'NDSMAN, n. s. [from hond and man.] Have pluckt my nipple from his boneless gums, 1. A slave.

And das: the brains out.

Sbakspeare. Carnal greedy people, without such a precept, To BO'NESET. v. n. (from bone and set.] would have no mercy upon their poor bondsmen To restore a bone out of joint to its and beasts.

Derbam, 2. A person bound, or giving security,

place; or join a bone broken to the

other part. for another.

A fractured leg set in the country by one preBO'NDSWOMAN. n. s. [from bond and wo tending to bonesetting. Wiseman's Surgery. man.] A woman slave.

BO'NESETTER. n. s. [from boneset.) A My lords, the senators Are sold for slaves, and their wives for bonds

chirurgeon; one who particularly proBen Jonson's Catiline.

fesses the art of restoring broken or BONE. n. s. [ban, Saxon.]

luxated bones. 1. The solid part of the body of an animal.

At present my desire is to have a good bent setter.

Denban, The bones are made up of hard fibres, tied BO'NFIRE. n. s. [fiom bon, good, Fr. and one to another by small transverse fibres, as those of the muscles. In a fætus they are porous,

fire.] A fire made for some publick soft, and easily discerned. As their pores fill

cause of triumph or exultation. with a substance of their own nature, so they in

Ring ye the bells to make it wear away, crease, harden, and grow close to one another.

And bonfires make all day.

Spraser. They are all spongy, and full of little cells; or How came so many bonfires to be made in are of a considerable firm thickness, with a large queen Mary's days? Why, she had abused and cavity, except the teeth; and where they are

deceived her people. articulated, they are covered with a thin and Full soon by bonfire and by bell, strong meubrane, called the periosteun. Each.

We learnt our liege was passing well. Gay. bone is much bigger at its extremity than in the BO'NGRACE. n. s. [bonne grace, Fr.) A middle, that the articulations might be firm, and forehead-cloth, or covering for the forethe bones not easily put out of joint. But, because head. Not used.

Skinner. the middle of the bone should be strong, to sustain its allotted weight, and resist accidents,

I have seen her beset all over with emeralds the tibres are there more closely compacted to

and pearls, ranged in rows about her cawl, her gether, supporting one another; and the bone BO'NNET. n. så [bonnet, Fr.) A covering

peruke, her bongrace, and chaplet. Hakeevill

. is made hollow, and consequently not so easily broken as it must have been had it been solid

for the head; a hat; a cap. and smaller.


Go to them with this bonnet in thy hand, Thy bones are marrowless, thy blood is cold.

And thus far having stretch'd it, here be with Macbeth.

them, There was lately a young gentleman bit to

Thy knee bussing the stones; for, in such business, the bone.

Action is eloquence.

Sbakipeare's Coriolanus. 2. A fragment of meat; a bone with as

They had not probably the ceremony of vailmuch filesh as adheres to it.

ing the bonnel in their salutations; for, in medals

, Like Æsop's hounds contending for the bone,

they still have it on their heads.

Addiserta Each pleaded right, and would be lord alone.

BO'n'NET. [In fortification.] A kind of Dryden.

· little ravelin, without any ditch, having 3. To be spon the bones. To attack.

a parapet three feet high, anciently Puss had a month's mind to be upon the bones placed before the points of the saliant of him, but was not willing to pick a quarrel. angles of the glacis.

L'Estrange. BO'NNET à prestre, or priest's cap, is an 4, To make no bones. To make no scruple :

outwork, having at the head three salie a metaphor taken from a dog, who ant angles, and two inwards.

readily swallows nieat that has no bones. BO'NNETS. [In the sea language.] Small 5. Bones. A sort of bobbins, made of trot sails set on the courses on the mizzen, ter bones, for weaving bonelace.

mainsail, and foresail of a ship, when


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these are too narrow or shallow to clothe The first book we divide into sections; whereof the mast, or in order to make more way

the first is these chapters past. Burnet's Theory. in calm weather.


3. The register in which a trader keeps DE BO'NNILY. adv. [from bonny.] Gayly;

an account of his debts.

This life handsomely ; plumply.. - BAD

Is nobler than attending for a bauble ; BO'NNINESS. n.s. (from bonny. ] Gayety ; cat

Prouder than rustling in unpaid-for silk; from the handsomeness; plumpness.

Such gain the cap of him that makes them fine, BONNY. adj. [from bon, bonne, Fr.] It is Yer keeps his book uncross'd. real .

Sbakspeare. a word now almost confined to the 4. In books. In kind remembrance. hich laces Scottish dialect.

I was so much in his books, that, at his decease,

he left me the lamp by which he used to write of bias le 1. Handsome ; beautiful.

his lucubratiors.

Addison, Match to match I have encountered him, Toates

s. Without book. By memory; by repetiAnd made a prey for carrion kites and crows, Ev'n of the bonny beast he lov'd so well. Shaksp. tion ;

without reading. Thus wail'd the louts in melancholy strain, Sermons read they abhor in the church; but Till bonny Susan sped across the plain. Gay. sermons without book, sermons which spend their 2. Gay; merry ; frolicksome ; cheerful ;

life in their birth, and may have publick audience but once.

Hooker, blithe.

To Book. v. a. [from the noun.). To Then sigh not so, but let them go,

And be from o

blithe and bonny.

register in a book.

I beseech your grace, let it be booked with the 3. It seems to be generally used in con

rest of chis day's deeds; or I will have it in a

parversation for plump.

ticular bailad else, with mine own picture on the Bonny-CLABBER: 12. S. A word used in

Shaispeare. Ireland for sour buttermilk.

He made wilfulmurder high treason; he caused We scorn, for want of talk, to jabber

the marchers to book their men, for whom they

should make answer. Davies on Ireland. Of parties o'er our bonny-clabber ; Nor are we studious to enquire,

BOOK-KEEPING. 1. s. [from book and Who votes for manors, who for hire. Swift.

keep.] The art of keeping accounts, or the core BO'NUM MAGNUM. . s. A species of recording pecuniary transactions, in such plum.

a manner, that at any time a man may (thua se " BO'NY. adj. [from bone.]

thereby know the true state of the whole, I. Consisting of bones.

or any part of his affairs, with clearness At the end of this hole is a membrane, fastened and expedition.

Harris. to a round bony limb, and stretched like the head Bo'OKBINDER. 7. s. [from book and bind.] of a drum; and therefore, by anatomists, called A man whose profession it is to cover tympanum.

Ray, 2. Full of bones.

books. [A word of no certain ety. Bookful. adj. [from book and fill.] Full mology. Henshaw thinks it a corrup

of notions gleaned from books; crowded

with undigested knowledge. tion of bull-beef, ridiculously ; Skinner

The bookfil Llockhead, ignorantly read, imagines' it to be derived from bobo, With loads of learned lumber in his head, foolish, Spanish. Junius finds bowbard With his own tongue still edities his cars, to be an old Scottish word for a coward, And always list’ning to himself appears. Pope. a contemptible fellow; from which he na Bo'OKISH. adj. [from book.] Given to turally deduces booby : but the original books; acquainted only with books. It of borebard is not known.] A dull,

is generally used contemptuously. heavy, stupid fellow ; a lubber.

I'll make him yield the crown, But one exception to this fact we find;

Whose bookish rule liath pullid fair England That booby Phaon only was unkind,


Sbakspeare. An ill-bred boatman, rough as waves and wind.

I'm not bookish, yet I can read waiting-genPrior.

tlewoman in the 'scape. Shaksp. Winter's Tale. Young master next must rise to fill him wine,

Xaritippe follows her namesake; being married And stane himself to see the booby dine. King.

to a bookisk man, who has no knowledge of the BOOK. n. s. [boc, Sax. supposed from



BO'OKISHNESS. n. boc, a beechi, because they wrote on

s. [from bookish.] becchen boards; as liber, in Latin, from

Much application to books; over-studithe rind of a tree.]

ousness. 1. A volume in which we read or write.

BOOKLEARNED. adj. [from book and See a book of prayer in his hand;

learned.] Versed in books, or literaTrue ornaments to know a holy man. Shakspeare.

ture: a term implying some slight conReceive the sentence of the law for sins,

tempt. Such as by God's book are adjudg'd to death.

Whate'er these booklearn'd blockheads say,

Sbakspeare. Solon 's the veriest fool in all the play. Dryden, In the coffin that had the books, they were

He will quote passages out of Plato and Pindar, found as fresh as if they had been but newly at his own table, to some booklearned companion, written; being written on parchment, and co

without blushing

Savift. vered over with watch candles of wax. B:100. Books are a sort of dumbteachers: they cannot

BOOK LEARNING. N. s. [from book and ansver sudden questions, or explain present

learning.) Skill in literature; acquaintdoubts ; this is properly the work of a living in

ance with books: a term of some con

tempt. 2. A particular part of a work.

They might talk of booklearning what they


Bo'OBY. 1. s.



in our cups.

any there.

would, but he never saw more unfeaty fellows And less than this, I'm sure, you cannot than great clerks.


Sbakspears. Neither does it so much require booklearning That courtier, who obtained a boon of the enand scholarship, as good natural sense, to dis peror, that he might every morning whisper him tinguish true and false, and to discern what is in the ear, and say nothing, asked nounprofitablo well proved, and what is not. Burnet's Theory. suit for himself.

Bacon BO'OKMAN. n. s. [from book and man.] A

The blust'ring fool has satisfy'd his will; man whose profession is the study of

His boon is given; his knight has gain'd the day,

But lost the prize. books.

Dryden's Fables

What rhetorick didst thou use This civil war of wits were much better us'd On Navarre and his bookmen; for here's is abus'd. Boon. adj. [bon, Fr.] Gay; merry: as,

To gain this mighty boon? she pities me! Addis.

Shakspeare. Bo'OKMATE. 1. s. [from book and mate.]

a boon companion.

Satiate at length, Schoolfellow.

And heighten'd as with wine, jocund and breng This Armado is a Spaniard that keeps here in Thus to herself she pleasingly began. Par. Losto

I know the infirmity of our family; we play A phantasın, a monarch, and one that makes sport

the boon companion, and throw our money away To the prince and his bookmates. Sbakspeare.

Arbutbrot. BO'UKSELLER. N. s. [from book and sell.] BOOR. n.s. [beer, Dutch; gebune, Sax.] He whose profession it is to sell books.

A ploughman; a country fellow; a lout; He went to the bookseller, and told him in

a clown. anger, he had sold a book in which there was false divinity.


The bare sense of a calamity is called BO'OKWORM. n. s. [from book and worm.}

grumbling; and if a man does but make a face

upon the boor, he is presently a malecontent. 1. A worm or mite that eats holes in

L'Estrange books, chiefly when damp.

He may live as well as a boor of Holland, My lion, like a moth or bookworm, feeds upon whose cares of growing still richer waste his life. nothing but paper, and I shall beg of them to diet

Temple. him with wholesome and substantial food. Guard. Toone well-born, th' affront is worse and more, 2. A student too closely given to books;

When he's abusid and baffled by a boor. Drydero a reader without judgment.

Bo'orish. adj. (from boor.] Clownish; Among those venerable galleries and solitary rustick ; untaught; uncivilized. scenes of the university, I wanted but a black Therefore, you clown, abandon, which is, in gown, and a salary, to be as mere a bookworm as the vulgar, leave, the society, which, in the

Pope's Letters. boorish, is company, of this female. Sbakspeare. O'OLY. n. s. [An Irish term.]

Bo'ORISHLY. adj. [from boorish.] In a All the Tartarians, and the people about the boorish manner; after a clownish manCaspian Sea, which are naturally Scythians, live in hordes; being the very same that the Irish

Bo'ORISHNESS. boolies are, driving their cattle with them, and

n. s. [from boorisb.] feeding only on their milk and white meats.

Clownishness ; rusticity; coarseness of

Spenser. Boom. n. s. [from boom, a tree, Dutch.) Boose. n. so [bosiy, Sax.] A stall for a I. [In sea language.] A long pole used to

spread out the clue of the studding sail; TO BOOT. v. a. (baten, to profit, Datch: and sometimes the clues of the mainsail boz, in Saxon, is recompence, reand foresail are boomed out.

pentance, or fine paid by way of ex. 2. A pole with bushes or baskets, set up piation ; botan is, to repent, or to com.

as a mark to show the sailors how to pensate; as,
steer in the channel, when a country is He ir pir $ bit and bote,
Sea Dictionary.

And bet bivonen dome.] 3. A bar of wood laid across a harbour, to 1. To profit; to advantage : it is comkeep off the enemy.

monly used in these modes, it boots, or As his heroic worth struck envy dumb,

what boots it? Who took the Dutchman and who cut the boom.

It shall not boot them, who derogate from Dryden.

reading, to excuse it, when they see no other To Boom. v. n. (from the noun. A sea remedy; as if their intent were only to deny term.]

that aliens and strangers from the family of God 1. To rush with violence; as a ship is said are won, or that belief doth use to be wrought at

the first in them without sermons. Hooter. to come booming, when she makes all the sail she can.

For what I have, I need not to repeat; Dict.

And what I want, it boots not to complain. Sbak. 2. To swell and fall together.

If we shun
Booming o'er his head

The purpos'd end, or here lie, fixed all, The billows clos'd; he's number'd with the What bootsit us these warstohave begun? Fairfax. dead.


What boots the regal circle on his head, Forsook by thee, in vain I sought thy aid,

That long behind he trails his pompous robe? When booming billows clos'd above my head.

Pepto Pope. 2. To enrich ; to benefit. BOON. n. s. [from bene, Sax. a petition.] And I will boot thee with what gift beside, A gift; a grant; a benefaction ; a pre- Boot. n. s. (from the verb.]

That modesty can beg. Sbaksp. Art, and Cleep. gent.

Vouchsafe me for my meed but one fair look: 1. Profit; gain ; advantage ; something A smaller boon than this I cannot beg,

given to mend the exchange.



COW or an OX.

will not go.

My gravity

When those accursed messengers of hell Wherein, let no man hear me, I take pride, Came to their wicked man, and 'gan to tell Could I, with boot, change for an idle plume, Their bootless pains and ill succeeding night. Which the air beats for vain. Sbakspeare.

Špenser. 2. To boot. With advantage; over and God did not suffer him, being desirous of the above; besides.

light of wisdom, with bootless expense of travel Canst thou, O partial sleep, give thy repose

to wander in darkness.


Bostless speed,
To the wet seaboy, in an hour so rude;
And, in the calmest and the stillest night,

When cowardice pursues, and valour flies. Shak.

Let hiin alone;
With all appliances and means to boot,
Deny it to a king?


I'll follow him no more with bootless pray'rs: Man is God's image; but a poor man is

He seeks my life.

Sbakspears Christ's stamp to boot : both images regard.

2. Without success.

Herbert. Doth not Brutus bootless kneel? Sbakspeare. · He might have his mind and manners formed,

Thrice from the banks of Wye, and be instructed to boot in severalsciences. Locke.

And sandy bottom'd Severn, have I sent

Him' bootless home, and weather beaten back. 3. It seems, in the following lines, used

Shakspeare. for booty, or plunder.

Bo'oty. n. s. [buyt, Dutch ; butin, Fr.] Others, like soldiers, armed in their stings, Make boot upon the summer's velvet buds. Shaks. 1. Plunder; pillage ; spoils gained from BOOT. n. s. (bottas, Armorick; botes, a

the enemy. shoe, Welsh ; botte, French.]

One way a band select from forage drives

A herd of beeves, fair oxen, and fair kine, 1. A covering for the leg, used by horse

Their booty:

Milton. men.

His conscience is the hue and cry that pursues That my leg is too long?

him; and when he reckons that he has gotten a -No; that it is too little.

booty, he has only caught a Tartar. L'Estrange. I'll wear a boot to make it somewhat rounder.

For, should you to extortion be inclin'd,

Sbakspeare. Your cruel guilt will little booty find. Dryden. Shew'd him his room, where he must lodge that night;

2. Things gotten by robbery. Pull'd off his boots, and took away the light. Milt. If I had a mind to be honest, I see fortune

Bishop Wilkins says, he does not question but would not suffer me; she drops booties in my it will be as usual for a man to call for his wings, mouth.

Sbakspeare. when he is going a journey, as it is now to call 3. To play booty. To play dishonestly, for his boots.

Addison's Guardian. with an intent to lose. The French use, 9. A kind of rack for the leg, formerly Je suis botté, when they mean to say, I

used in Scotland for torturing criminals. Boot of a coach. The space between the We understand what we ought to do; but coachman and the coach.

when we deliberate, we play booty against ourTo Boot. v. a. (from the noun.] To put

selves: our consciences direct us one way, our on boots.

corruptions hurry us another.

L'Estrange. Boot, boot, master Shallow ; I know the young

I have set this argument in the best light, that. king is sick for me: let us take any man's horses.

the ladies may not think that I write booty. Sbakspeare.

Diyden, Boot-hose. n. s. [from boot and hose.] Bope'ep, 1. s. [from bo and peep.] The Stockings to serve for boots; spatter

act of looking out, and drawing back dashes.

as if frighted, or with the purpose to His lacquey with a linen stock on one leg, fright some other. and a boot-bose on the other, gartered with a red Then they for sudden joy did weep, and blue list.


And I for sorrow sung,
BOOT-TREE. n. s. [from boot and tree.] That such a king should play bopeep;
Two pieces of wood, shaped like a leg,

And go the fools arnong. Sbakspeare.

Rivers, to be driven into boots, for stretching

That serve instead of peaceful barriers, and widening them.

To part th' engagements of their warriours, BO'OTCATCHER. n. s. [from boot and Where both from side to side may skip,

catch.] The person whose business at And only encounter at bopeep. Hudibras. an inn is to pull off the boots of pas

There devil plays at bopcep, puts out his horns

to do mischief, then shrinks them back for sengers. The ostler and the bootcatcher ought to par


Dryder. take.


BO'R ABLE. adj. [from bore.] That may Bo'oted. adj. [from boot.] In boots; in

be bored. a horseman's babit.

BORA'CHIO. n. s. [borracho, Span.) A A booted judge shall sit to try his cause,

drunkard. Not by the statute, but by martial laws. Dryden. How you stink of wine ! D'ye think my Booth. 7. s. (boed, Dutch; bawth, Welsh.] niece will ever endure such a boráchia! you 're A house built of boards, or boughs, to

an absolute boracbio.

Congreve. be used for a short time.

BO'R AGE. n. s. (from borago, Lat.) A The clothiers found means to have all the plant.

Miller: quest made of the northern men, such as had BO'RAMEZ. n. s. The Scythian lamb, their booths in the fair.


generally known by the name of Agnus Much mischief will be done at Bartholomew fair by the fall of a booth.


Swift. Bo'otless. adj. (from boot.]

Much wonder is made of the boramez, that

strange plant-animal, or vegetable lamb of Tar1. Useless ; unprofitable ; upavailing i tary, which wolves delight to feed on; which

hath the shape of a lamb, affordeth a bloody

without advantages

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