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  • noun Plural form of bossy.
  • adjective South Africa, slang bosbefok; shell-shocked


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Diminutive of bosbefok.


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  • There were ten of the sleek, cream-colored bossies, gentle, affectionate creatures who pressed their deep noses trustingly into Warren's hands and begged him to open the wide gate that kept them from the shady pasture.

    Rainbow Hill

  • Still, in spite of cheeses, beehives, bossies, and kittens, I had many lonesome hours, and sometimes cried after I went to bed.

    Aunt Madge's Story

  • "No; I don't see many little girls," said I, with a dismal sigh; "they don't have anything here but bossies and horses."

    Aunt Madge's Story

  • Where is the special minister for collection of un payed taxis,where is the minister for getting our money back from the banks,why is none of the laws that stops companies from exploiting every loop hole under the sun ever enforced properly,why are all the under performing company bossies go on to ever greater wealth.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • "If it does," called Weary, who was branding -- with a stamp -- not far away, "if it does, Happy, we'll pack the bossies into the cook-tent and make Patsy heat the irons in the stove.

    The Lonesome Trail and Other Stories

  • The Pied Fiddler of Bar-K will stand in the corral and fiddle, and the bossies will come galloping in, two by two -- and a few jackrabbits! "

    The Drums of Jeopardy


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