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- n. Alternative form of bothy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See bothy.
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Abulfeda it derived its name (the "boothy," the nest) from a hut built there by the brothers of Joseph when stopped at the frontier by the guards of Pharaoh.
A staff made of this tree laid above the boothy or milk-house preserved the milk from witch influence.