Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as bodark.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Southwestern U.S. The Osage orange.

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  • noun US The Osage orange.

Etymologies

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Corruption of bois d'arc.

Examples

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  • Well, but there's bodocks and bodocks growing between here and the road," said Elvie. "They're lining our way. They couldn't all be Grandpa Vaughn's horse switches from when he came riding to see Granny and get her to marry 'im."

    --Eudora Welty, 1970, Losing Battles

    December 24, 2010