Definition of Boy scouts

1. Noun. An international (but decentralized) movement started in 1908 in England with the goal of teaching good citizenship to boys.

Generic synonyms: Front, Movement, Social Movement
Member holonyms: Boy Scouts Of America, Boy Scout

Definition of Boy scouts

1. Noun. (plural of Boy Scout) ¹

2. Noun. (plural of boy scout) ¹

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Literary usage of Boy scouts

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Larned History for Ready Reference, Reading and Research: The Actual by Josephus Nelson Larned, Augustus Hunt Shearer (1922)
"This force known M boy scouts were thoroughly organized and performing all manner of messenger service and non- ™'litary duty in filling the places of those ..."

2. Sport: Attempt at a Bibliography of Books and Periodicals Published During C. M. van Stockum by C. M. van Stockum (1911)
"boy scouts of America: a handbook of woodcraft, scouting, and life-craft. ... boy scouts. (In "Applied ideals in work with boys, by C. Ward and others". ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Edward Aloysius Pace (1922)
"SCOUT The religious policy of the Scout Movement is clearly defined in Article III of the Constitution: "The boy scouts of America maintain that no boy can ..."

4. The Boy Scout Movement Applied by the Church by Norman Egbert Richardson, Ormond Eros Loomis (1915)
"Upon the basis of all these contributions the third edition was published, which, with slight revisions, stands as the official "Handbook of the boy scouts ..."

5. The Play Movement and Its Significance by Henry Stoddard Curtis (1917)
"CHAPTER X THE boy scouts FOR nearly a generation there has been a feeling in ... While the first beginnings of the boy scouts were not due to this idea, ..."

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