boaster

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[boh-ster]
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Origin of boaster

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Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at boast1, -er1

boaster

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[boh-ster]
noun Masonry.
  1. a chisel for boasting stone.

Origin of boaster

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First recorded in 1875–80; boast2 + -er1
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