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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Relating to, or characteristic of, Dr. Johnson's biographer, James Boswell, whose hero worship made his narrative a faithful but often uncritical record of details.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to or resembling James Boswell, the friend and biographer of Dr. Johnson; characterized by an uncritical and simple admiration for some person: used especially of biographers and biography.

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