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  • n. Plural form of bole.


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  • The felled giant sugar maple has broken out in boles: baroque, all bulging eyes, beaks, foreheads, claws, diseased and dark as a mahogany Roman choir stall.

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  • The same is true for the fourth row, which includes twenty-one boles, that is, one less than an even row of the imaginary rectangle.

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  • It gets tricky getting multiple “good” cores from trees with irregularly shaped boles, which is usually the case for very old trees.

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  • The round rocks are actually found on Mars - called blueberries - hematite boles - formed by water running through sandstone.

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  • “Fir is better than stone, anyway,” she said, passing a row of blocks and boles along one wall.

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  • “Which of these great boles will become my statue?”

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  • She guided them along her stock of boles and boulders.

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  • Fortunately, we traveled under old forest, weaving among the boles of trees that spread a high canopy over our route.

    Fire The Sky

  • No bow-strings twanged that he could hear; but every little while, whence discharged he knew not, tiny arrows whispered past him or struck tree-boles and fluttered to the ground beside him.


  • His head struck one of the great iron boles full on, tearing it up by its roots.

    The Pig’s End « A Fly in Amber


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