boll

[n] - the rounded seed-bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant
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Boll

The seedpod of the cotton plant.
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Boll

Boll noun [ Middle English bolle boll, bowl, Anglo-Saxon bolla . See Bowl a vessel.] 1. The pod or capsule of a plant, as of flax or cotton; a pericarp of a globular form. 2. A Scotch measure, formerly in use: for wheat and beans it contained four Winchester bushel...
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Boll

Boll intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Bolled ] To form a boll or seed vessel; to go to seed. « The barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled . Ex. ix. 31. »
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boll

1. The pod or capsule of a plant, as of flax or cotton; a pericarp of a globular form. ... 2. A Scotch measure, formerly in use: for wheat and beans it contained four Winchester bushels; for oats, barley, and potatoes, six bushels. A boll of meal is 140 lbs. Avoirdupois. Also, a measure for salt of two bushels. [Sometimes spelled bole. ... Origin: ...
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Boll

Heinrich Boll noun German novelist and writer of short stories (1917-1985)
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Boll

• (n.) The pod or capsule of a plant, as of flax or cotton; a pericarp of a globular form. • (v. i.) To form a boll or seed vessel; to go to seed. • (n.) A Scotch measure, formerly in use: for wheat and beans it contained four Winchester bushels; for oats, barley, and potatoes, six bushels. A boll of meal is 140 lbs. avoirdupois. Als...
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boll

(from the article `cotton`) ...ranges from 1 to 2 m in height when it is under cultivation. It produces creamy-white flowers, which soon turn deep pink and fall off, leaving the ... ...80–100 days after planting, the plant develops white blossoms, which change to a reddish colour. The blossoms fall off after a few days and are ... ...
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Boll

Type: Term Pronunciation: bōl Definitions: 1. Franz C., German histologist and physiologist, 1849-1879. See: Boll cells, under cell
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BOLL

Protein boule-like is a protein that in humans is encoded by the BOLL gene. == Function == This gene belongs to the DAZ gene family required for germ cell development. It encodes an RNA-binding protein which is more similar to Drosophila Boule than to human proteins encoded by genes DAZ (deleted in azoospermia) or DAZL (deleted in azoospermia-like...
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Boll

Boll was an old Scottish measure used for corn. A boll of wheat or beans was equal to 4 bushels, a boll of oats, barley or potatoes equal to 6 bushels. It was abolished by an act which came into force on January 1st 1879 replacing the boll and other local weights with imperial weights and measures.
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boll

removal of branches from a tree, or side branches from hedgerow trees (Ja, 298), see 'brash', 'shroud'
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boll

removal of branches from a tree, or side branches from hedgerow trees (Ja, 298), see 'brash', 'shroud'
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