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bossism domination or control by bosses, as of a political party or unit or a governmental entity.
bossy1 (informal) domineering; overbearing; pushy.
bossy2 embellished with bosses or studs.
bossy3 (informal) a cow.
Boston the capital of Massachusetts.
Boston brown bread a dark steamed bread made of corn meal or graham or whole wheat flour, sweetened with molasses.
Boston cream pie a two-layer cake with a custard filling and chocolate icing.
Boston fern a fern commonly cultivated as a houseplant, with opposing staggered leaflets on long arched drooping stems.
Boston ivy a woody climbing vine of Asian origin, commonly grown in the United States as an exterior wall cover, that has three-lobed leaves and bears purple berries.
Boston Tea Party a protest by colonial Americans against the British tax on imported tea in which colonists disguised as Indians boarded ships in Boston Harbor and dumped several hundred chests of tea overboard on the night of December 16, 1773.
Boston terrier an American terrier originally crossbred from a bulldog and a bull terrier, with a pug face, erect ears, short tail, and a short brindle or black coat with white markings on the face, chest, and forelegs.
bosun a variant of boatswain.
bot the botfly larva.
botanical of, pertaining to, composed of, or containing plants. [3 definitions]
botanical garden a garden in which many species of plants, esp. exotic or rare specimens, are displayed for enjoyment and scientific study.
botanist one who is trained or expert in botany.
botanize to study plants. [3 definitions]
botany the branch of biological science that deals with the classification and study of plants. [4 definitions]
botch to spoil or ruin as a result of clumsy work or poor repairs; bungle. [3 definitions]
botfly any of several flies whose larvae are parasitic in animals and humans.
both the two together; one and the other. [3 definitions]