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their attempts on Dunkirk, when they endeavoured to . up a fort, and bombard the town. Addison. Bom BAR DI’ER. m. s. [from bombard.] The engineer whose employment is to shoot bombs. The bombardier tosses his ball sometimes into the midst of a city, with a design to fill all around him with terrour and combustion. Tailer. BoM BA/R D MEN r. n. 4. [from bombard.] An attack made upon any city, by throwing bombs into it. . Genoa is not yet secure from a bombardment, though it is not so exposed as formerly. Addison. Bo MBAs I'N. m. s. [bombasin, Fr. from Bombycinus, silken, Latin.] A slight silken stuff, for mourning. Box1 BA’s T. m. s. [A stuff of soft loose texture used formerly to swell the garment, and thence used to signify bulk or show without solidity.] Fustian ; big words, without meaning. Not pedants motley tongue, soldiers hombast, Mountebanks drug-tongue, nor the terms of law, Are strong enough preparatives to draw Me to hear this. Donne. Are all the flights of heroick poetry to be concluded bombart, unnatural, and mere madness, because they are not affected with their excellencies 2 Dryden. Bo'MB Ast. adj. [from the substantive.] High sounding; of big sound without meaning. He, as loving his own pride and purpose, Evades them with a bombast circumstance, Horribly stuff'd with epithets of war. Shakup. Bo MBI LA’t 1o N. n.s. (from bombus, Lat.] Sound; noise; report. How to abate the vigour, or silence the bombilation of guns, a way is said to be by borax and butter, mixt in a due proportion, which will almost take off the report, and also the force of the charge. Box BY'ci Nous. adj. [bombycinus, Lat.] Silken ; made of silk. BONA ROB.A. m. s. [Ital. a fine gown.] A showy wanton. We knew where the bona robas were. Shakop. BONASUS. m. s. [Lat..] A kind of buffalo, or wild bull. BONCHRE’RIEN. m. s. [French.] A species of pear, so called, probably, from the name of a gardener. BOND. m. s. [bonb, Sax. bound; it is written indifferently, in many of its senses, bond, or band. See BAN D.] 1. Cords, or chains, with which any one is bound. There left me, and my man, both bound together; Till, gnawing with my teeth my bond, asunder, I gain'd my freedom, Shakspeare. 2. Ligament that holds anything together. Let any one send his contemplation to the extremitics of the universe, and see what conceivable hopes, what bond he can imagine, to hold this mass of matter in so close a pressure together. Locke. 3. Union; connexion : a workman's term. Observe, in working up the walls, that no side of the house, nor any part of the walls, be brought up three feet above the other, before the next adjoining wall be wrought up to it, so that they
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may all be joined together, and make a good ond. Mortimer's Husbandry. 4. [In the plural.] Chains; imprisonment; captivity. Whom I perceived to have nothing laid to his charge worthy of death, or of bonds. Acts. 5. Cement of union ; cause of union; link of connexion. Wedding is great Juno's crown; O blessed }.} of board and bed! Shakspeare. Love cools, brothers divide, and the bond is cracked 'twixt son and father. Shakspeare. 6. A writing of obligation to pay a sum, , or perform a contract. r Ga with me to a notary, seal me there Your single bond. , Shakspeare. What if I ne'er consent to make you nine My father's promise ties me not to time; And bonds without a date, they say, are void. - - - - Dryden. 7. Obligation; law by which any mán is obliged. Unhappy that I am . I cannot heave y heart into my mouth: I love your majesty According to my bond, no more nor less. Shao. Take which you please, it dissolves the bond, of government and obedience. LockeBox D. ad;. Ifrom bind, perhaps for bound; from Šebonben, Saxon. Captive; in a servile state. Whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free. I Corinthians. Bo'N DAG E. m. s. [from bond.] 1. Captivity; imprisonment; state of restraint. You only have overthrown me, and in my ordage consists my glory. Sidney. Say, gentle princess, would you not suppose Your #2ndage happy, to be made a queen }* —To be a queen in *ondage, is more vile Than is a slave in base servility. Shai peare. Our cage We make a choir, as doth the prison'd bird, And sing our bond ge freely. Shakspeare. The king, when he design'd you for my guard, Resolv'd he would not make my bondage hard. - - - - Dryden. 2. Obligation; tie of duty. If she has a struggle for honour, she is in a bond go to love; which gives the story its turn that way. opeHe must resolve by no means to be enslaved, and brought under the honoge of observing oaths, which ought to vanish when they stand in competition with eating and drinking, or taking money. - South. Bo's PA1A1D. m. s. [from bond, captive, and maid.] A woman slave. Good sister, wrong me not, nor wrong yourself, To make a bondmaid and a slave of me. Shair. Bo's DMAs. n.s. Ltrom bond and man.]. A man slave. Amongst the Romans, in making of a bondman free, was it not wondered wherefore so i. ado should be made 2 the master to present is slave insome court, to take him by the hand, and not only to say, in the hearing of the publick magistrate, I will that this man become free; but, after those solemn words uttered, to strike him on the cheek, to turn him round, the hair of his head to be shaved off, the magistrate to touch him thrice with a rod; in the end, a cap and a white garment given him. Hoofer. O freedom | first delight of human kind; Not that which bondmen from their masters find. - Dryden. Box DSE’RVANT. n.s.. [from bond and ser
vant.] A slave; a servant without the liberty of quitting his master. And if thy brother, that dwelleth by thee, be waxen poor, and be sold unto thee, thou shalt not compel him to serve as a bondservant. Leviticus. Bos DSE’R v Ice. n.s.. [from bond and or vice.] The condition of a bondservant; slave, y. Upon those did Solomon levy a tribute of bondservice. 1 Kong. Bo's D > 1. A v E. m. . [from £2md and s/ove.] A man in slavery : one of servile coil. dition, who cannot change his master. Loye enjoined such digence, that no a prentice, no, no bond love, could ever be, by fear, more ready at all commands than that young princess was. Sidney. All her ornaments are taken away; of a freewoman she is become a bo.osaw. 1 Mozc. Commonly, the borolaze is fed by his lord, but here the lord was fed by his ho?.... Sir J. Davier. Bo's psy AN. m. s. [from bond and man.j 1. A slave. Carnal greedy people, without such a precept, wold have no mercy upon their poor so, and beasts. Derâam. 2. A person bound, or giving Security, for another. Bo'N pswom AN. m. . [from bond and swoman.] A woman slave. - My lords, the senators Are sold for slaves, and their wives for and,Goiana. ** Jonson's Cutiline. BONE. m. . [ban, Saxon.] 1. The solid part of the body of an animal. The bones are made up of hard fibres, tied * to another by small transverse fibres, as those of the musclés. In a factus they are porous, soft, and easily discerned. As their pores fill with a substance of their own nature, so they increase, harden, and grow close to one another. They are all spongy, and full of itsj. cells; or are of a considerable firm thickness, with a large cavity, except the teeth; and where they are articulated, they are covered with a thi. and
*trong membrane, called the periosteum. Each.
boo is much bigger at its extremity than in the middle, that the articulations might be firm, and the ** hot easily put out of joint. But, boause the middle of the bone shold be strong, to sustain its allotted weight, and resist accidents, the fibres are there more closely compacted to: Fether, supporting one another; and the lone is made hollow, and consequently not so easily broken is it must have boon had it he jià and smaller. Quincy. Thy bones are marrowless, thy blood i.i.d. MachetB. There was lately a young gentleman bit to the bone. Tatler. * A fragment of meat; a bone with as much flesh as adheres to it. Like AEsop's hounds contending for the hone, *ach pleaded right, and would biordaine. Dryden. 3. * * *on the bones. To attack. Puss had a month's mind to . *on the boner of him, but was not Willing to pick a quarrel. - Bitrange. 4. To make no bones. To make no scruple: a metaphor taken from a dog, who odily swallows meat that has notoj 5. Poet. A sort of hobbins, made of trotter boiles, for weaving bonejace.
6. Bones. Dice. But then my study was to cog the dice, And dext'rously to throw the lucky sce: To shun ames ice, that swept my stakes away; And watch the box, for fear they should comey False *enes, and put upon me in the play. Dryá To Box E. v. a. Ifrom the noun..] To take out the bones from the flesh; as, the cooks sooned the veal. Bo's £1 Ace a s. [from bone and late; the bobbins with which lace is woven being frequently made of bones. | Flaxen lace, such as women wear on their linen. The things you follow, and make songs on now, should be sent to knit, or sit down to hobins or bonelace. Tatler. We destroy the symmetry of the human figure, and foolishly contrive to oil off the eye from great and real beauties, to childish gewgaw ribbands and bonolace. Spectator. Bo's bless, adj. Ifrom bone..] Wanting bones. I would, while it was smiling in my face, ave pluck! my nipple from his boroles: gums, And dash: the brains out. Shałpeare: 7 oo'N Esor. v. n. [from lone and set.) To restore a bone out of joint to its place ; or join a bone broken to the other part. A fractured leg set in the country by one pretending to bone citing. Wiseman's Surgery. Bo's Eser Te R. n. . [from bonest. A chirurgeon; one who particularly professes the art of restoring broken or luxated bones. y At present my desire is to have a good tenJetter. IJenbar. Bo'N FIRE. m. s. [siom bon, good, Fr. and fire.] A fire made for some publick cause of triumph or exultation. Ring ye the bells to make it wear away, And bonfires make all *: Spearer, How came so many £onfires to be made in ueen Mary's days? Why, she had abused in ... her people. South. Full soon by boofire and by bell, We learnt our liege was passing well. Goy. Bo'N GRACE, n. ... [bonne grace, Fr.) A forehead-cloth, or covering for the fore. head. Not used. Skinner. I have seen her beset all over with emeralds and Pearls, ranged in rows about her cawl, her Poruke, her bongrace, and chaplet. , Hatewill. Bo's NET. n.s.. [bonnet, Fr.] A covering for the head; a hat; a cap. Go to them with this bonnet in thy hand, . And o far having stretch'd it, here be with tlienn Thyknosingthe stones; for, in such business, Ağion is eloquence. Skałpeare's Coricanus. They had Îlot probably the ceremony of walk ing the bonnel in their salutations; for, in medals, they still have it on their heads. Adio Bo's NET. [In fortification.]. A kind of little ravelin, without any ditch, having a parapet three feet high, anciently placed before the points of the saliant angles of the glacis. Bo's NET â prestre, or priest's cap, is an outwork, having at the head three saliant angles, and two inwards. Bo's sets. [In the sea language.] Small sails set on the courses on the mizzen, mainsail, and foresail of a ship, when
these are too narrow or shallow to clothe the mast, or in order to make more way in calm weather. Chambers. Bo's Nily. adv. [from bonny..] Gayly; handsomely ; plumply. Bo'NN N Ess. n.s. (from bonny..] Gayety; handsomeness; plumpness. BO'NNY. adj. [from bon, bonne, Fr.] It is a word now almost confined to the Scottish dialect. 1. Handsome ; beautiful. Match to match I have encountered him, And made a prey for carrion kites and crows, Ev’n of the bonny beast he lov’d so well. Shakop. Thus wail'd the louts in melancholy strain, Till bonny Susan sped across the plain. Gay. 2. Gay ; merry; frclicksome ; cheerful; blithe. Then sigh not so, but let them go, And be you blithe and boany. Shakspeare. 3. It seems to be generally used in conversation for plump. Bo NNY-c LA B is E. R. m. s. A word used in Ireland for sour buttermilk. Wescorn, for want of talk, to jabber Of parties o'er our bonny-clubber; Nor are we studious to enquire, Who votes for manors, who for hire. Swift. BO'NUM M AGNUM. n. 3. A species of plum. Bú'Ny. adi, [from bone.] 1. Consisting of bones. At the end of this hole is a membrane, fastened to a round bonylimb, and stretched like the head of a drum; and therefore, by anatomists, called tymonum. - A’ay. 2. Full of bones. Bo'o By... n. -s. [A word of no certain etymology. Hinshaw thinks it a corruption of bull-beef, ridiculously; Skinner imagines it to be derived from bobo, foolish, Spanish. junius finds bowbard to be an old Scottish word for a coward, a contemptible follow; from which he na: turally deduces booby: but the original of bowbard is not known.] A dull, heavy, stupid fellow ; a lubber. But one exception to this fact we find; That booty Phaon only was unkind, An ill-bred boatman, rough as waves and wind. - Prior. Young master next must rise to fill him wine, And starve himself to see the booby dine. King. BOOK. m. ... [boc, Sax. supposed from Boz, a beech, because they wrote on decchen boards; as liber, in Latin, from the rind of a tree.] 1. A volume in which we read or write. See a book of prayer in his hand; True ornaments to know a holy man. Shao-are. Receive the scotence of the law for sins, Such as by God's book are adjudg’d to death. Socore. In the coffin that had the beat, they were found as fresh as if they had lotu but newly written; being writton on parchorent, and covered over with watch candies of wax. '... ww. Book, reasurt of dumb teachers: they cannot ansoer sudden questions, or explain present dochts; this is propoily the work of a living instructor. Potts. 2. A particular part of a work.
\ The first book we divide into sections; whereof the first is these chapters past. Burne's Theory. 3. The register in which a trader keeps an account of his debts. This life Is nobler than attending for a bauble; Prouder than rustling in unpaid-for silk; Such gain the cap . that makes them fine, Yet keeps his look uncross'd. Shal feare. 4. In books. In kind remembrance. I was so much in his books, that, at his decease, he left me the lamp by which he used to write his lucubrations. Addison. 5. Without book. By memory; by repetition ; without reading. Sermons read they abhor in the church; but sermons without book, sermons which spend their life in their birth, and may have publick rudience but once. Hooker. To Book. v. a. [from the noun..] To register in a book. 1 beseech your grace, let it be booked with the rest of this day's deeds; or I will have it in a particular ballad else, with mine own picture on the top of it. Shaocare. He made wilful murder high treason; he caused the marchers to book their men, for whom they should make answer. Davies on Ireland. Book-ke EP N G. m. s. [from book and Keep.] The art of keeping accounts, or recording pecuniary transactions, in such a manner, that at any time a man may thereby know the true state of the whole, or any part of his affairs, with clearness and expedition. arris. Bo'ok B1 N DE R. n. s. [from book and bind.] A man whose profession it is to cover books. Bo'ok Ful. adj. [from book and fil/.] Full of notions gleaned from books; crowded with undigested knowledge. The hoof: blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head, With his own tongue still edities his ears, And always list'ning to himself appears. Pope. Bo'ok is H. a.s.. I from book. Given to books; acquainted only with books. It is generally used contemptuously. 'll make him yield the crown, Whose book, is rule i.ath Full'd fair England down. S.A., are. I'm not loosh, vet I can read waiting-gentlewoo in the 'scape. Shaky. Winter' role. Xar.nppe follows her namesake; being married to a booki-li man, who has no knowledge of the world. Spectator. Bo'ok is HN Fss. m. s. [from book: ; b.] Much application to books; over-studiOur Sness. * Book LEARN. Ed. adj. [from book and tearned.] Versed in books, or literature: a term implying some slight content)t. Whate'er these boaro's blockheads say, Solon's the veriest fool in all the play. 1); Yden. He will quote passages out of Plato and Pindar, at his own table, to some bookkurned companion, without blushing. Soft. Book L'A R N N G, n. 4. [from book and 1-arning.] Skill in literature; acquaintance with books: a term of some contempt. They might talk of bookarning what they would, but he never saw more unseaty fellows than great clerks. - Sidney. Neither does it so much require book/carning and scholarship, as good natural sense, to distinguish true aud false, and to discern what is well proved, and what is not. Burnet's Theory. Bo’ok MAN. n. 4. [from book and man.]. A man whose profession is the study of books. This civil war of wits were much better us'd On Navarre and his bookmen; for here 'tis abus'd. Shakspeare. Bo'o KMAT E. m. s. [from book and mate.] Schoolfellow.
This Armado is a Spaniard that keeps here in
court Aphantasin, . monarch, and one that makes sport To the prince and his bookmates. Shakspeare. Bo'oks E L L E R. n.s.. [from book and sel/.] He whose profession it is to sell books. He went to the bookseller, and told him in anger, he had sold a book in which there was false divinity. JWalton. Bo'okwo R.M. n.s.. [from book and worm.] 1. A worm or mite that eats holes in books, chiefly when damp. My lion, like a moth or bookworm, feeds upon nothing but paper, and I shall beg of them to diet him with wholesome and substantial food. Guard. 2. A student too closely given to books; a reader without judgment. Among those venerable galleries and solitary scenes of the university, so. but a black gown, and a salary, to be as mere a bookworm as any there. Pope's Letters. Bo'o LY. m. s. [An Irish term.] All the Tartarians, and the people about the Caspian Sea, which are naturally Scythians, live in hordes; being the very same that the lish toolies are, driving their cattle with them, and feeding only on their milk and white meats. Spenter. Boo M. n.s.. [from boom, a tree, Dutch.] 1. [In sea language.] A long pole used to spread out the clue of the studding sail; and sometimes the clues of the mainsail and foresail are boomed out. 2. A pole with bushes or baskets, set up as a mark to show the sailors how to steer in the channel, when a country is overflown. Sea Dictionary. 3. A bar of wood laid across a harbour, to keep off the enemy. As his heroic worth struck envy dumb, Who took the Dutchman and who cut the boom. - Dryden. To Boom. v. n. [from the noun. A sea term.] 1. To rush with violence; as a ship is said to come booming, when she makes all the sail she can. Dict. 2. To swell and fall together. - Booming o'er his head The billows clos'd; he’s number'd with the dead. 2 oung. Forsook by thee, in vain I sought thy aid, When booming billows clos'd above my head.
A gift; a grant; a benefaction; a pre
tent. Vouchsafe me for my meed but one fairlook: A smaller boon than this I cannot beg,
And less than this, I'm sure, you cannot give. Shakspears. That courtier, who obtained a boon of the emror, that he might every morning whisper him in the ear, and say nothing, asked noumprofitable suit for himself. arom. The blust'ring fool has satisfy'd his will; His boon is given; his knight has gain'd the day, But lost the prize. Dryden's Fall.i. - What rhetorick didst thou use To gain this mighty boon? she pities me! Addis. Boos. adj. [bon, Fr.] Gay; merry: as, a boon companion. Satiate at length, And heighten’d as with wine, jocund and been, Thus to herself she pleasingly began. Par. Lest. I know the infirmity of our family; we play the boon companion, and throw our money away in our cups. Arbuthnot. BOOR. m. s. [beer, Dutch; 3ebune, Sax.] A ploughman; a country fellow; alout; a clown. The bare sense of a calamity is called grumbling; and if a man does but make a face upon the boor, he is presently a malecontent. L’Estrange. He may live as well as a boor of Holland, whose cares of growing still richer waste his life. Temple. To one well-born, th'affront is worse and more, When he's abus'd and baffled by a boor. Drydes. Bo'o R is H. adj. [from boor.] Clownish; rustick ; untaught; uncivilized. Therefore, you clown, abandon, which is, in the vulgar, leave, the society, which, in the boorish, is company, of this female. Słaipeare. Bo'o Rush LY. adj. [from boorish.] In a boorish manner; after a clownish manlier. Bo'o Rish N Ess. n. s. [from boorish.) Clownishness; rusticity; coarseness of in anners. Boos E. m. s. [borio, Sax.] A stall for a COW. Or all Ox. To BOOT. v. a. [baten, to profit, Dutch: bot, in Saxon, is recompence, repentance, or fine paid by way of expiation ; botanis, to repent, or to compensate; as, * He is pur # bit and bote, Año bec bivojnen bome.]
*I. To profit; to advantage : it is commonly used in these modes, it boots, or what boots it? It shall not boot them, who derogate from reading, to excuse it, when they see no other remedy ; as if their intent were only to deny that aliens and strangers from the family of God are won, or that belief doth use to be wrought at the first in them without sermons. eckr, For what I have, I need not to repeat; And what I want, it boots not to complain. Skil, If we shun The purpos'd end, or here lie, fixed all, What boot; it usthese warstohave begun? Fairfax. What boots the regal circle on his head, That long behind he trails his pompous robe?
- My gravity Wherein, let no man hear me, I take pride, Could I, with loot, change for an idle plume, Which the air beats for vain. Shakspeare. 2. To booz. With advantage; over and above; besides. Canst thou, O partial sleep, give thy repose To the wet seaboy, in an hour so rude; And, in the calmest and the stillest night, With all appliances and means to boot, Deny it to a king 2 Shakspeare. an is God's image; but a poor man is Christ's stamp to boot; both images regard. Herbert. He might have his mind and manners formed, and be instructed to boot in severalsciences. Locke. 3. It seems, in the following lines, used for booty, or plunder. Others, like soldiers, armed in their stings, Makeboot upon the summer's velvet buds. Shiks. BOOT. n. s. [bottas, Armorick; botes, a shoe, Welsh; botte, French.] 1. A covering for the leg, used by horsemen. That my leg is too long?— —No; that it is too little.— I'll wear a boot to make it somewhat rounder. Shakspeare. Shew'd him his room, where he must lodge that night; Pull'd off his boots, and took away the light. Milt. Bishop Wilkins says, he does not question but it will be as usual for a man to call for his wings, when he is going a journey, as it is now to call for his boots. ddison's Guardian. 2. A kind of rack for the leg, formerly used in Scotland for torturing criminals. Boot of a coach. The space between the coachman and the coach. To Boot. v. a. [from the noun.] To put on boots. Boot, boot, master Shallow; I know the young king is sick for me: let us take any man's horses. Soak-peare. Boot-hose. n. . [from boot and hose.] Stockings to serve for boots; spatterdashes. His lacquey with a linen stock on one leg, and a boot-hole on the other, gartered with a red and blue list. Shakspeare. oot-T RE E. m. s. [from boot and tree.] Two pieces of wood, shaped like a leg, to be driven into boots, for stretching and widening them. Bo'otcatch ER. m. s. [from boot and catch..] The person whose business at an inn is to pull off the boots of pasSengers. The ostler and the bootcatcher ought to partake. Swift. 99ted. adj. [from boot.] In boots; in a horseman’s habit. A booted judge shall sit to try his cause, ot by the statute, but by martial laws. Dryden. 99TH. n.s.. [boed, Dutch; lowth, Welsh.] A house built of boards, or boughs, to , be used for a short time. The clothiers found means to have all the §. made of the northern men, such as had eir booths in the fair. Camden. Much mischief will be done at Bartholomew b: by the fall of a booth. Swift. °orkess, adj. [from loot.] ... *_oxless; unprofitable ; upavailing ; "ithout advantage.
When those accursed messengers of hell Came to their wicked man, and 'gan to tell Their bootles, pains and ill succeeding night. Spenter. God did not suffer him, being desirous of the ight of wisdom, with bootless expense of travel to wander in darkness. * Hooker. Bostlers speed, When cowardice pursues, and valourflies. Shak. }. him alone; , I'll follow him no more with bootless pray'rs: He seeks my life. Shakspeare. 2. Without success. Doth not Brutus bootlers kneel?. Shakspeare. Thrice from the banks of Wye, And sandy bottom'd Severn, have I sent Him bootless home, and weather beaten back. Shikpeare. Bo'ot Y. m. s. [buyt, Dutch; butin, Fr.] 1. Plunder ; pillage; spoils gained from the enemy. One way a band select from forage drives A herd of beeves, fair oxen, and fair kine, Their booty. Milton. His conscience is the hue and cry that pursues him; and when he reckons that he has gotten a booty, he has only caught a Tartar. L'Estrange. or, should you to extortion be inclin'd, Your cruel guilt will little booty find. Dryden. 2. Things gotten by robbery. If I had a mind to be honest, I see fortune would not suffer me; she drops booties in my mouth. Shakspeare. 3. To play booty. To play dishonestly, with an intent to lose. The French use, je suis botté, when they mean to say, I will not go. We understand what we ought to do; but when we deliberate, we play booty against ourselves: our consciences direct us one way, our corruptions hurry us another. L'Estrange. I have set this argument in the best light, that the ladies may not think that I write booty. Dryden. Bo Pe’EP. m. s. [from bo and peep.] The act of looking out, and drawing back as if frighted, or with the purpose to fright some other. Then they for sudden joy did weep, And I for sorrow sung, That such a king should play bop And go the fools among. Rivers, That serve instead of peaceful barriers, To part th' engagements of their warriours, Where both from side to side may skip, And only cncounter at boprop. }..ir. There devil plays at locop, puts out his horns to do mischief, then shrinks them back for safety. Dryden. Bo'Rable. adj. [from bore.] That may be bored. BORACHIO. n. 3. [borracho, Span.]. A drunkard. ...to How you stink of wine! D'ye think my niece will ever endure such a barachia / you're an absolute boraclio. Congreve. Bo'RA GE. n. 4. [from borago, Lat.] A plant. Miller. BO'RAMEZ. m. s. The Scythian lamb, generally known by the name of Agnus Scythicus. Kää wonder is made of the borariez, that strange plant-animal, or vegetable lamb of Tar
tary, which wolves delight to feed on; which hath the shape of a lamb, affordeth a bloody