Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- From Middle English bolken, balken ("to vomit, overflow"), from Old English bealcan ("to belch, utter, bring up, sputter out, pour out, give forth, emit, come forth"), from Proto-Germanic *belkanan (“to belch”). Cognate with Dutch balken & bulken ("to bellow"), German bölken ("to roar"). See also belch. (Wiktionary)
“On Feb. 2 we have Candlemas and Imbolc (pronounced Im-bolk).”
“Tliat the doors bolk of the fenate and Aflembly ihall at all times be kept open to all per* fons, except when the welfare of the State fliall require their de - bates to be kept fecret.”
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Another of my random palavery lists for terms and phrases that don't fit into any of my other lists.
I'm especially fond of ones written by Charles Sanders Peirce.
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