Definitions

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  • n. A purse or bag in which to carry or measure diamonds, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A purse or bag in which to carry or measure diamonds, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the East Indies, a bag or purse to carry or measure valuables; hence, a certain quantity of diamonds or other valuables.

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Examples

  • 'A brain addacked Ron bud I dink he's all righd - and Herbione's unconscious, bud we cou'. d feel a bulse - '

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • 'I am a bid of a dogtor,' said Darco; 'led me veel your bulse.

    Despair's Last Journey

  • This is an unreasonable mode of disturbing our tranquillity, and should be corrected; let me then comfort myself with the large treasure of Johnson's conversation which I have preserved for my own enjoyment and that of the world, and let me exhibit what I have upon each occasion, whether more or less, whether a bulse [1054], or only a few sparks of a diamond.

    Life of Johnson

  • In the same ratio, the camels which composed their train were fifty, sixty, seventy, and eighty; the size of their oriental pearls was distended till they almost got to the egg of the ostrich: but as a bulse of diamonds sounded well for a Nabobess, the exact quantity contained in a bulse was increased only in the same proportion with the rest of the eastern importation.

    Substance and Shadow; or, the Fisherman's Daughter of Brighton

  • Pray, Clarence, look at her, entangled in her bale of gold muslin, and conscious of her bulse of diamonds!

    Belinda

  • Johnson's conversation which I have preserved for my own enjoyment and that of the world, and let me exhibit what I have upon each occasion, whether more or less, whether a bulse [1054], or only a few sparks of a diamond.

    Life of Johnson, Volume 3 1776-1780

  • a hardness! an upward bend of erection! and which, together with it bottom dependence, the inestimable bulse of ladies jewels, formed a grand showout of goods indeed!

    Memoirs Of Fanny Hill A New and Genuine Edition from the Original Text (London, 1749)

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  • The sites that take celebrity pulse

    Compete to make voyeurs convulse

    By plying the fools

    With gossipy jewels,

    But big lovely lies are a bulse.

    April 17, 2017