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boshes


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  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. 




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