Boation
Boation Bo*a"tion, n. [L. boatus, fr. boare to roar.] A crying out; a roaring; a bellowing; reverberation. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The guns were heard . . . about a hundred Italian miles, in long boations. --Derham. [1913 Webster]


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  • boation — noun /bəʊˈeɪʃən/ a) Bellowing.<ref name= OED /> b) A roar.<ref name= OED /> …   Wiktionary

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