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  • n. Plural form of boree.

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Examples

  • Possibly they would be consigned to the Hospital for Incurable Bores, and made to work at being bored for so many hours a day by the Erewhonian inhabitants of the hospital, who are extremely impatient of one another's boredom, but would soon die if they had no one whom they might bore -- in fact, that they would be kept as professional borees.

    Erewhon

  • Hospital for Incurable Bores, and made to work at being bored for so many hours a day by the Erewhonian inhabitants of the hospital, who are extremely impatient of one another’s boredom, but would soon die if they had no one whom they might bore — in fact, that they would be kept as professional borees.

    Erewhon

  • "But as I have not now the same high opinion of my profession which I had then, I shall not entertain you with a long history of a life which consisted of borees and coupees.

    A journey from this world to the next — Volume 2

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