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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bollnoun

    the rounded seed-bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant

Wiktionary

  1. bollnoun

    The rounded seed-bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bollnoun

    the pod or capsule of a plant, as of flax or cotton; a pericarp of a globular form

  2. Bollnoun

    a Scotch measure, formerly in use: for wheat and beans it contained four Winchester bushels; for oats, barley, and potatoes, six bushels. A boll of meal is 140 lbs. avoirdupois. Also, a measure for salt of two bushels

  3. Bollverb

    to form a boll or seed vessel; to go to seed

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Boll

    bōl, n. one of the round heads or seed-vessels of flax, poppy, &c.: a pod or capsule.—p.adjs. Bolled (bōld), swollen, podded; Bollen (bōln), swollen (Shak.). [A form of Bowl; A.S. bolla.]

  2. Boll

    bōl, n. a measure of capacity for grain, &c., used in Scotland and the north of England—in Scotland = 6 imperial bushels; in England, varying from 2 to 6 bushels: also a measure of weight, containing, for flour, 140 lb. [Scot. bow; prob. a Scand. word; cf. Ice. bolli.]

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Boll

    An absolute, or c. g. s., unit of momentum; a gram moving at the rate of one centimeter per second; a gram-kine (see Kine); a unit proposed by the British Association.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of boll in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of boll in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of boll in a Sentence

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    Harsh words are like a boll, it doesn’t stick to the wall, but it will surely leave a mark.

  2. Joseph White:

    Barack Obama came to office in a crisis, but the Republicans were nowhere near as demoralized, barack Obama did not have on the GOP side anyone like' Boll Weevil' Democrats with whom to bargain. Republican elites and voters united in opposition to him -- if anything they got more extreme.

  3. Joseph White:

    Obama came to office in a crisis, but the Republicans were nowhere near as demoralized, he did not have on the GOP side anyone like 'Boll Weevil' Democrats with whom to bargain. Republican elites and voters united in opposition to him -- if anything they got more extreme.

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