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Bolden

[bohl-duh n] /ˈboʊl dən/
noun
1.
Charles ("Buddy") 1868?–1931, U.S. cornet player: early pioneer in jazz.
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  • Bolden supposed this was for easy recovery in case the shot missed.

    Bolden's Pets F. L. Wallace
  • Noticing that Bolden was shivering, he took his hands and examined them.

    Bolden's Pets F. L. Wallace
  • Bolden looked askance at the eyes that glowed in the dim interior.

    Bolden's Pets F. L. Wallace
  • Bolden got in and started the motors while the animal climbed into the seat beside him.

    Bolden's Pets F. L. Wallace
  • In the morning, Bolden was awake long before the doctor came in.

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  • Bolden smiled at the doctor's omission and ran his hand through the fur.

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  • And then Bolden saw the native who had given him the animal.

    Bolden's Pets F. L. Wallace
  • Bolden smiled in recognition while the man was still at some distance.

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  • The movement with the bow might have been menacing, but Bolden ignored that gesture.

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  • Bolden had observed this before—no native was ever without that one somber-looking arrow.

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British Dictionary definitions for Bolden

Bolden

/ˈbəʊldən/
noun
1.
Buddy, real name Charles Bolden. 1868–1931, US Black jazz cornet player; a pioneer of the New Orleans style
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