(Boil"ing*ly), adv. With boiling or ebullition.

And lakes of bitumen rise boiling higher.

Bois d'arc
(||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 durci
(||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." Shak.

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.

Bojanus organ
(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.

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