from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The lower house of the modern Greek legislature.
- n. The senate of 400 founded by Solon in ancient Athens.
- n. A legislative assembly in any one of the ancient Greek states.
- n. A pear-shaped synthetic sapphire, ruby, or other alumina-based gem, produced by fusing and tinting alumina.
- n. A round loaf of white bread.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One of the bowls used in the French game of boules.
- n. A single-crystal ingot produced by synthetic means.
- n. A round loaf of bread.
- n. A through-sawn log with the slices restacked in the order and orientation they originally had in the log, usually with waney edges.
- n. Alternative form of buhl.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as buhl, buhlwork.
- n. A legislative council of elders or chiefs; a senate.
- n. Legislature of modern Greece. See Legislature.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The proper French spelling of buhl.
- n. In Greek antiquity, a legislative council, originally aristocratic, consisting of the heads of the citizen families, sitting under the presidency of the king.
- n. The legislative assembly of modern Greece.
- n. An obsolete form of bowl.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an inlaid furniture decoration; tortoiseshell and yellow and white metal form scrolls in cabinetwork
Silicon wafers are sliced by a wire saw from a large cylinder of silicon, called a boule, but there is material called kerf loss during the process.
They live in a little peasant's room near a stable; they eat the food of the wounded, not very varied -- 'boule' every two weeks.
The DLT is where it shines: duck bacon with fried duck egg, heirloom tomato, watercress and garlic aioli is nestled between slices of country boule $16.
(In fact, there is a boule tournement no matter when or where we meet up.)
This year I will go to Marseille to find the firm "La boule blue".
So he "invented" a game where the players must keep their feet ancored (pied ancre) while throwing the boule and thus saving his knees!
Perhaps this motivated me to try a shot with too much panache or maybe it just slipped out of my hand, but the moment the boule left my hand, I knew it was wrong.
Or spoon a boule or two into a bowl of soup, then ladle it out when the broth hits the desired salinity.
Athenian laws were prefaced with the statement Edoxe te boule kai to demo, "It is the considered opinion of parliament and the people".
Brush the exposed side of the grape cluster with some egg white (or water if vegan) and carefully turn onto the boule.