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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The main stem of a tree; A soft oily clay used as a pigment (especially a reddish brown pigment).

Usage examples (24)
  • Enormous elm-tree boles did stoop and lean.
  • Rub off some gold to let the red bole show through.
  • I sighed and sat back against the bole of the tree.
  • She tried to ease back, but the bole was behind her. for more
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  • The "boll" (seed capsule) fell into a "bowl" (concave vessel) near the "bole" (tree trunk).
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