Also called birne. a cylindrical lump of material for synthetic gems, made by the Verneuil process.
a metal ball, usually made out of steel, used in pétanque.
Sometimes, boules. pétanque.
the legislative assembly of modern Greece.
(sometimes lowercase) a state legislative, advisory, or administrative council in ancient Greece.
elaborate inlaid work of woods, metals, tortoiseshell, ivory, etc.
A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public Frank Bertram Wade
(functioning as sing) a game, popular in France, in which metal bowls are thrown to land as near as possible to a target ball. It is played on rough surfaces
the parliament in modern Greece
the senate of an ancient Greek city-state
a pear-shaped imitation ruby, sapphire, etc, made from synthetic corundum
a round loaf of white bread
the usual US spelling of boulle
a council chamber in ancient Greece.
having a bough or boughs (usually used in combination): golden-boughed elms. covered or shaded with boughs: a boughed retreat in the woods.
a broad avenue in a city, usually having areas at the sides or center for trees, grass, or flowers. Also called boulevard strip. Upper Midwest. a strip of lawn between a sidewalk and the curb. Contemporary Examples Why the GOP Doesn’t Love Chris Christie David Freedlander February 27, 2013 Literary City: Etgar Keret’s Tel Aviv […]
a person who frequents the most fashionable Parisian locales. bon vivant. Historical Examples Burned Bridges Bertrand W. Sinclair Edgar Saltus: The Man Marie Saltus Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile Henry Stephens To Win the Love He Sought E. Phillips Oppenheim The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2) Alexandre Dumas pre The […]