boak or bock
- to retch or vomit
- a retch; vomiting fit
Middle English bolken; related to belch, German bölken to roar
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Examples from the Web for boke
By my fayth (sayde he), thou shall swere so vpon this boke; and helde to her a boke.
So she toke the boke in her hande and sayd: By this boke, syr, ye be a cokolde.
Eleven shillings were paid for the “Boke of Chivalrie” by Caxton.The Library
In what place this Boke was translate and to what purpose it was translatyd.The Ship of Fools, Volume 1
The handelynge whereof Tulli wryteth in his boke of inuencion thus.The Art or Crafte of Rhetoryke