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boab

noun
  1. Australian short for baobab
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Historical Examples

  • Boab was not intractable, but he was sagacious; he had been fed on that sort of chaff too long.

    Acadia

    Frederic S. Cozzens

  • And Boab did get on, only to stop at the ascent of the next hill.

    Acadia

    Frederic S. Cozzens

  • 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

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