Bolus



Pharmacology, Veterinary Medicine. a round mass of medicinal material, larger than an ordinary pill.
Abbreviation: bol.
a soft, roundish mass or lump, especially of chewed food.
bole2 .
Contemporary Examples

Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea, the ‘Sex Superbug,’ Is Not Worse Than AIDS Kent Sepkowitz May 6, 2013

Historical Examples

The Origin of Vertebrates Walter Holbrook Gaskell
The Story of a Mine Bret Harte
History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia Charles Campbell
The Book of Humorous Verse Various
The Essays of Montaigne, Complete Michel de Montaigne
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
Romantic Spain John Augustus O’Shea
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
Memoirs of My Dead Life George Moore

noun (pl) -luses
a small round soft mass, esp of chewed food
an intravenous injection of a single dose of a drug over a short period
(obsolete) a large pill or tablet used in veterinary and clinical medicine
another word for bole2

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