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bosh


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bosh  \Bosh\,  n.  [Cf.  G.  posse  joke,  trifle;  It  bozzo  a  rough 
  stone,  bozzetto  a  rough  sketch,  s-bozzo  a  rough  draught, 
  sketch.] 
  Figure;  outline;  show  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bosh  \Bosh\,  n.  [Turk.] 
  Empty  talk;  contemptible  nonsense;  trash;  humbug.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bosh  \Bosh\,  n.;  pl  {Boshes}.  [Cf.  G.  b["o]schung  a  slope.] 
  1.  One  of  the  sloping  sides  of  the  lower  part  of  a  blast 
  furnace;  also  one  of  the  hollow  iron  or  brick  sides  of 
  the  bed  of  a  puddling  or  boiling  furnace. 
 
  2.  pl  The  lower  part  of  a  blast  furnace,  which  slopes 
  inward,  or  the  widest  space  at  the  top  of  this  part 
 
  3.  In  forging  and  smelting,  a  trough  in  which  tools  and 
  ingots  are  cooled. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bosh 
  n  :  pretentious  or  silly  talk  or  writing  [syn:  {baloney},  {boloney}, 
  {bilgewater},  {drool},  {humbug},  {taradiddle},  {tarradiddle}, 
  {tommyrot},  {tosh},  {twaddle}] 




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