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Boult

[bohlt] /boʊlt/
noun
1.
Sir Adrian Cedric, 1889–1983, English conductor.
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  • These fellows—Boult and the rest of them, I mean—are lottery sharks.

  • And in return for all this kindness, what do Messrs. Boult and-so-forth want?

  • "You bof crazy donc, Boult an' Boulotte," screamed Seraphine.

    Bayou Folk Kate Chopin
  • Mr. Boult was speaking thick, and plainly was in no mood to stand nonsense.

    Checkmate Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • Now Mr. Boult, where's the good of making yourself disagreeable?

    Checkmate Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • Then, through the branches of the young pines, Boulotte's blue sun-bonnet appeared, and Boult's straw hat.

    Bayou Folk Kate Chopin
  • Cotgrave gives—'Tacle, m. any (headed) shaft, or Boult whose feathers be not waxed, but glued on.'

  • All the more need to be quick, Mr. Boult, Sir, and why will you keep me 'ere talking?

    Checkmate Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • What a pity it is that we ain't in a climate where one can fasten the windows, and Boult the shutters!

    With Clive in India

    G. A. Henty
British Dictionary definitions for Boult

boult

/bəʊlt/
verb
1.
a variant spelling of bolt2

Boult

/bəʊlt/
noun
1.
Sir Adrian (Cedric). 1889–1983, English conductor
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