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n. - German novelist and writer of short stories (1917-1985). Also: A seed capsule.

Usage examples (25)
  • The next most important is the boll-worm or ear-worm.
  • ROBERTS: You're on the boll lot in a couple of states.
  • Sees a little boll weevil2 keeps movin 'in the, Lordie!
  • And speaking of boll weevils, we talk about, in Alabama ... 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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