Bolled
Boll Boll, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bolled}.] To form a boll or seed vessel; to go to seed. [1913 Webster]

The barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled. --Ex. ix. 31. [1913 Webster]


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  • bolled — ˈbōld adjective Etymology: boll (I) + ed archaic : producing bolls : having bolls the barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled Exod 9:31 (Authorized Version) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bolled —    (Ex. 9:31), meaning swollen or podded for seed, was adopted in the Authorized Version from the version of Coverdale (1535). The Revised Version has in the margin was in bloom, which is the more probable rendering of the Hebrew word. It is the… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • bold — bolled bowled …   English homophone dictionary

  • Boll — Boll, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bolled}.] To form a boll or seed vessel; to go to seed. [1913 Webster] The barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled. Ex. ix. 31. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gambol — I. intransitive verb ( boled or bolled; boling or gambolling) Date: 1508 to skip about in play ; frisk, frolic II. noun Etymology: modification of Middle French gambade spring of a horse, gambol, probably from Old Occitan camb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • symbol — I. noun Etymology: in sense 1, from Late Latin symbolum, from Late Greek symbolon, from Greek, token, sign; in other senses from Latin symbolum token, sign, symbol, from Greek symbolon, literally, token of identity verified by comparing its other …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Flax —    (Heb. pishtah, i.e., peeled , in allusion to the fact that the stalks of flax when dried were first split or peeled before being steeped in water for the purpose of destroying the pulp). This plant was cultivated from earliest times. The flax… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Exodus 9 — 1 Then the LORD said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh, and tell him, Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me. 2 For if thou refuse to let them go, and wilt hold them still, 3 Behold, the hand of the LORD is… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • gambol — gam•bol [[t]ˈgæm bəl[/t]] v. boled, bol•ing (esp. brit.) bolled, bol•ling, 1) to skip about; frolic 2) a skipping or frisking about; frolic • Etymology: 1495–1505; < MF gambade …   From formal English to slang

  • symbol — sym•bol [[t]ˈsɪm bəl[/t]] n. v. boled, bol•ing (esp. brit.) bolled, bol•ling. 1) something used for or regarded as representing something else, esp. a material object representing something immaterial; emblem or sign 2) cv a letter, figure, or… …   From formal English to slang

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