Armoniak
Bole Bole, n. [Gr. ? a clod or lump of earth: cf. F. bol, and also L. bolus morsel. Cf. {Bolus}.] 1. Any one of several varieties of friable earthy clay, usually colored more or less strongly red by oxide of iron, and used to color and adulterate various substances. It was formerly used in medicine. It is composed essentially of hydrous silicates of alumina, or more rarely of magnesia. See {Clay}, and {Terra alba}. [1913 Webster]

2. A bolus; a dose. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

{Armenian bole}. See under {Armenian}.

{Bole Armoniac}, or {Armoniak}, Armenian bole. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • Armenian bole — Bole Bole, n. [Gr. ? a clod or lump of earth: cf. F. bol, and also L. bolus morsel. Cf. {Bolus}.] 1. Any one of several varieties of friable earthy clay, usually colored more or less strongly red by oxide of iron, and used to color and adulterate …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bole — Bole, n. [Gr. ? a clod or lump of earth: cf. F. bol, and also L. bolus morsel. Cf. {Bolus}.] 1. Any one of several varieties of friable earthy clay, usually colored more or less strongly red by oxide of iron, and used to color and adulterate… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bole Armoniac — Bole Bole, n. [Gr. ? a clod or lump of earth: cf. F. bol, and also L. bolus morsel. Cf. {Bolus}.] 1. Any one of several varieties of friable earthy clay, usually colored more or less strongly red by oxide of iron, and used to color and adulterate …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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