to verify the alignment of the sights and bore of (a firearm).
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Also, bore to tears or bore stiff or bore the pants off . Weary someone through extremely dull talk or uninteresting action. For example, Sam was bored stiff by the opera but didn’t dare to admit it , or Carol bores the pants off me with her constant talk of remodeling , or His books […]
of or relating to the north wind. of or relating to the north. (sometimes initial capital letter) pertaining to Boreas. Historical Examples The Unity of Civilization Various In Our Town William Allen White Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 64, No. 398, December 1848 Various Melomaniacs James Huneker My Attainment of the Pole Frederick A. Cook The […]
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the ancient Greek personification of the north wind. Historical Examples Anabasis Xenophon Christianity As A Mystical Fact Rudolf Steiner Marion Fay Anthony Trollope Ben Burton W. H. G. Kingston Ben Burton W. H. G. Kingston Handy Andy, Volume 2 (of 2) Samuel Lover 1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described Edward S. Ellis The Crimson Gardenia and […]