noun, plural bo·lus·es.
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But whatever $54 million antibiotic the bolus of cash might produce will itself become useless after a year or a decade.Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea, the ‘Sex Superbug,’ Is Not Worse Than AIDS|Kent Sepkowitz|May 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The food, which is made into a bolus, is moved down to the middle region of the gut, and there digestion takes place.The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell
Then suddenly and deftly Bankei thrust a bolus into the open mouth, which closed as moved by springs.Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House)|James S. De Benneville
And Mr. Lovely, making a bolus of the bribe, crammed it down the reluctant bookseller's throat with his own ruler.The Passionate Elopement|Compton Mackenzie
Meanwhile, Jones was chewing, and the bill was135 slowly being converted into what the physiologist terms a bolus.The Man Who Lost Himself|H. De Vere Stacpoole
The arch foe has fixed his unrelaxing grip upon the shoulder of Doctor Bolus, who it may be presumed has received his last fee.Rowlandson the Caricaturist. Second Volume|Joseph Grego