Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete form of borax. Chaucer.

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  • noun Plural form of bora.

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Examples

  • I do know that super agent scot boras has had a-rod on special training and work out regimens. on top of whatever else he does. —

    How Did A-Rod Get So Good? - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Outside the school gates at recess time I am reminded of the Bhaiyya who sold Buddi Ka Bal , and than later added boras, kairi colored red, jambul or whatever the fruity flavor of the season..

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  • On the 1st of December 1887, in order to avoid the fearful boras of Trieste, and to shelter in the supposed mild climate of

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • He stepped gingerly through the coils of a boras and over a ghost cobra, its white scales reflecting the glow of the red gemstone in the ornament, and banged the staff on a large wooden cupboard,

    Song of Time

  • He stepped gingerly through the coils of a boras and over a ghost cobra, its white scales reflecting the glow of the red gemstone in the ornament, and banged the staff on a large wooden cupboard,

    Song of Time

  • The lake is salty, bitter, filled with alkali, boras and soda, and for nearly forty miles above its mouth the river itself is pretty brackish and alkaline.

    The Long Chance

  • Thus we learn that here, at Venosa, the Emperor deposited that marvel, that _tentorium, _ I mean, _mirifica arte constructum, in quo imagines solis et lunce artificialiter motte, cursum suum certis et debitis spatiis peragrant, et boras diei et noctis in-fallibiliter indicant.

    Old Calabria

  • Squeeze out and put into fresh soapy water, repeating the process until the lace is perfectly clean, then rinse in clear boras water -- four teaspoonfuls to one pint.

    The Complete Home

  • On the 1st of December 1887, in order to avoid the fearful boras of Trieste, and to shelter in the supposed mild climate of "the Austrian Riviera," Burton, accompanied, as always, by his wife, Dr. Baker, and Lisa, went to stay at Abbazia.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • On the 1st of December 1887, in order to avoid the fearful boras of

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

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