Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large rectangular well, provided with steps leading down to the water, and with recesses for travelers to rest in. The providing and maintenance of such tanks is a favorite object of native benevolence.
“February 2, 2008 at 6:13 pm an whi iz mi han ina bowly ov warm wadder ?”
““I thought that sounded more bowly, you know, more masculine.””
“Scene changes y and difcovers Sir He&or aJUep in a dreJP - ing-room, Apuncb-bowly with pipes and tobacco * on*”
“clearly a paperweight and small bowly dish thing - photos are dark because it's still dark here at early o' clock in the morning”
“Down I sprawls, rolly-bowly, anyhow all among the jumping hares, and brought up in the shadows at the bottom.”
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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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