Definition of Boart

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of bort) ¹



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Definition of Boart

1. bort [n -S] - See also: bort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boart

boardsailors
boardshorts
boardslide
boardsport
boardwalk
boardwalks
boarfish
boarfishes
boarhide
boarhides
boarhound
boarhounds
boarish
boarlike
boars
boart (current term)
boarts
boas
boast
boastance
boasted
boaster
boasters
boastest
boasteth
boastful
boastfull
boastfully
boastfulness
boastfulnesses

Literary usage of Boart

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1. An Analytical Digest of All the Reported Cases Determined in the House of by Samuel Bealey Harrison, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Court of Bankruptcy (1835)
"A party to whom two sums are due, the one for spirituous liquors supplied in quantities no »mounting to 20s. at a time, the other for boart and lodging-, ..."

2. Modern Inorganic Chemistry by Joseph William Mellor (1912)
"They exhibit a more or less imperfect crystalline structure, and are known as black diamond*— boart or bort, and carbonado. ..."

3. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Scientific Study of Minerals by Sir Henry A Miers, Henry A[lexander] Miers (1902)
"boart is a semi-crystalline translucent substance, generally rather dark in colour, and with a curved drusy surface ; sometimes a single stone consists of ..."

4. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania State library, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State Library (1907)
"The Qr. Mr, & Comm'y & Commis'y of Military Stores will put as many of there respective stores on boart the Boates as the ..."

5. Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil: With a Full Account of the Gold by Richard Francis Burton (1869)
"When " boart" is of large size it is generally broken to find if it be full or hollow. It is known by the great weight, by its diamond-like coldness in the ..."

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