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  • adjective Obsolete form of bold.


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  • BTW, if the bould McKinty is anywhere about the place, I hope he realizes, that while I generally try to be amusing, sometimes I can be a plain, old-fashioned jackass.

    Does anyone know a good replacement for "Blogger"?

  • ‘There’s perils and dangers on the deep, my beauty,’ said the Captain; ‘and over many a brave ship, and many and many a bould heart, the secret waters has closed up, and never told no tales.

    Dombey and Son

  • The penny finally dropped when I read the tags, unlike the bould Tony the penny has yet to drop.

    The Long Goodbye, Part 94

  • And the bould one that quickened her the seaborne Fingale?

    Finnegans Wake

  • What strikes me about the bould Mr Dawkins is that he only ever talks about believers as if they were ALL fundamentalist as if none of them for example were scientists or engineers or nurses or road sweepers or television producers who do what they do with a bit of style, humour, tolerance and believe in God in some shape or form.

    SLACKERJACK – Evil Elves 2

  • “Why, in such a case, which by-the-bye is altogether impossible, we should just make bould to give your reverence a good big bating.”

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • So, I calls out, as loud as I could, as how Miss Anty war wanting in the kitchen: and wid that he come to the door, and unlocks it as bould as brass, and rushes out into the garden, saying as how Miss Anty war afther fainting.

    The Kellys and the O'Kellys

  • Then the heart of bould Phaudhrig swelled high in its place,

    The Purcell Papers

  • The explosive charge is packed under and against the bould as shown in A, figure 3-27.

    Army Field Manual: Explosives and Demolutions Extract by the Death Jester

  • Peter has a certificate of being "a _bould_ speaker," from old Richardson, in whose company he was engaged as parade-clown and check-taker.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, August 7, 1841


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