/ (ˈbəʊæb) /

  1. Australian short for baobab

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How to use boab in a sentence

  • On one side is a raised stone platform, seat for the "boab" or door-keeper, and other servants of the house.

    Peeps at Many Lands: Egypt | R. Talbot Kelly
  • It was a grand panorama that the climbing moon lighted up all around Mount boab, a vast billowy sea of gloom and sheen.

    A Fortnight of Folly | Maurice Thompson
  • The house stands there now, weather-beaten and lonely on the peak of Mt. boab, all tenantless and forlorn.

    A Fortnight of Folly | Maurice Thompson
  • One of them was a very quiet-looking fellow who dryly stated that he was the high sheriff of Mt. boab county.

    A Fortnight of Folly | Maurice Thompson
  • boab was not intractable, but he was sagacious; he had been fed on that sort of chaff too long.

    Acadia | Frederic S. Cozzens