Origin of boll
Definition for boll (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for boll
And cotton crops would often fail when pests like the boll weevil tore through the fields.
Profitable crops of cotton can be grown in spite of the boll weevil and cotton is not now a surplus money crop.How to Prosper in Boll Weevil Territory|G. H. Alford
He that eats a boll o' meal in bannocks eats a peck o' dirt.The Proverbs of Scotland|Alexander Hislop
The beetle lays its eggs in the young cotton fruit or boll, and the larv feed upon the substance within the boll.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
Thousands came from the flood and boll weevil districts to Birmingham.Negro Migration during the War|Emmett J. Scott
The tumataban women spin only one hank of cotton each month for their masters, who furnish to them the cotton in the boll.