(Boil"ing*ly), adv. With boiling or ebullition.
And lakes of bitumen rise boiling higher.
(||Bois" d'arc") [F., bow wood. So called because used for bows by the Western Indians.] (Bot.)
The Osage orange
The bois d'arc seems to be the characteristic growth of the black prairies.
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(||Bois" dur`ci") [F., hardened wood.] A hard, highly polishable composition, made of fine
sawdust from hard wood (as rosewood) mixed with blood, and pressed.
(Boist) n. [OF. boiste, F. boîte, from the same root as E. box.] A box. [Obs.]
(Bois"ter*ous) a. [OE. boistous; of uncertain origin; cf. W. bwyst wild, savage, wildness,
ferocity, bwystus ferocious.]
1. Rough or rude; unbending; unyielding; strong; powerful. [Obs.] "Boisterous sword." "Boisterous hand."
2. Exhibiting tumultuous violence and fury; acting with noisy turbulence; violent; rough; stormy.
The waters swell before a boisterous storm.
The brute and boisterous force of violent men.
3. Noisy; rough; turbulent; as, boisterous mirth; boisterous behavior.
I like not that loud, boisterous man.
4. Vehement; excessive. [R.]
The heat becomes too powerful and boisterous for them.
Syn. Loud; roaring; violent; stormy; turbulent; furious; tumultuous; noisy; impetuous; vehement.
(Bois"ter*ous*ly), adv. In a boisterous manner.
(Bois"ter*ous*ness), n. The state or quality of being boisterous; turbulence; disorder; tumultuousness.
(Bois"tous) a. Rough or rude; coarse; strong; violent; boisterous; noisy. [Obs.] Chaucer.
Bois"tous*ly, adv. Bois"tous*ness, n. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Bo*ja"nus or"gan) [From Bojanus, the discoverer.] (Zoöl.) A glandular organ of bivalve
mollusca, serving in part as a kidney.
(Bo"ka*dam`) n. (Zoöl.) See Cerberus.
(Boke), v. t. & i. To poke; to thrust. [Obs. or Dial.]
(Bo"lar) a. [See Bole clay.] Of or pertaining to bole or clay; partaking of the nature and qualities
of bole; clayey.
(||Bo"las) n. sing. & pl. [Sp.] A kind of missile weapon consisting of one, two, or more balls of
stone, iron, or other material, attached to the ends of a leather cord; used by the Gauchos of South
America, and others, for hurling at and entangling an animal.