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  • n. Plural form of boyhood.


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  • It was too difficult to reconcile what had happened during the boyhoods of these young men with any sort of spiritual organization.

    The Sins of Brother Curtis

  • They are growing up to be their own persons, in their own ways, having their own particular all-American boyhoods, which they seem to think have been pretty good so far.

    Lance Mannion:

  • We knew each other from our teenage boyhoods; even though we weren't close and didn't talk in later years, what we went through together made us like family.

    The Eternal Teenager in Love

  • THEY BOTH ROSE FROM HUMBLE, small-town boyhoods to achieve extraordinary success.

    From The Glass House To The White House

  • Love fails them because they expect women to heal the wounds of their boyhoods, and that can come only from other men.

    Drums, Sweat And Tears

  • The two men had known each other since their boyhoods in Amsterdam.

    The Prize

  • I mean, I though Jack Valenti's Boston Strangler testimony was over the top, but clearly, Jack took his cues from Sousa et al. Thirty-odd years later, the another group of pirates -- radio broadcasters, who refused to pay royalties for the music they file-shared over the airwaves -- violated Godwin's Law decades before it was formulated, comparing the entrenched rights societies that served the recording industry (the pirates of their boyhoods) to Adolf Hitler.

    Boing Boing: May 9, 2004 - May 15, 2004 Archives

  • They knew their own fortunes as well as I knew mine, and seemed very content to spend the last days of their boyhoods playing foolish games in the dusty street.

    Shaman's Crossing

  • The brothers were used to nudity since their boyhoods.

    Violets Are Blue

  • They were silent, each smiling a little sadly for the boyhoods left behind in a tree house and fishing ponds.

    A Man Of Honour


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