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Wide Courses James Brendan Connolly
The Grain Ship Morgan Robertson
A Little Bush Maid Mary Grant Bruce
Fitz the Filibuster George Manville Fenn
Humphrey Bold Herbert Strang
Command William McFee
Command William McFee
Command William McFee
Kelly Miller’s History of the World War for Human Rights Kelly Miller
The Bonadventure Edmund Blunden

(nautical) a variant spelling of boatswain


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  • Bosun-bird

    tropic bird.

  • Boswash

    the heavily populated area extending from Boston to Washington and including New York City, Philadelphia, and Baltimore.

  • Boswell

    James, 1740–95, Scottish author: biographer of Samuel Johnson. any devoted biographer of a specific person. Contemporary Examples Obama’s Youth Brigade Burns Out Dayo Olopade June 2, 2010 The Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard August 28, 2009 Benghazi Resignations Begin Eli Lake December 18, 2012 The Stacks: Grateful Dead I Have Known Ed McClanahan August […]

  • Boswell–james

    boswell, james Note: Boswell has become a general term for a biographer: “James Joyce found his Boswell in Richard Ellmann.”

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