bole bole  /ˈboʊl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a soft oily clay used as a pigment (especially a reddish brown pigment)
  2. (n) the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber
  3. (n) a Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria and closely related to Hausa

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The combatants appeared, 17-year-old Texans big around as the bole of a sequoia born when the local mail came by Pony Express.
  2. Twig, branch, and bole, each miniature tree in the Harvard Forest display was built up of strand upon strand of fine copper wire, then soldered and painted.
  3. Some newspapermen, a few strikers, the members of the United Front Committee and a dozen policemen stood around the gnarled bole and listened to him.

News

  • Ethiopia's long-distance great Gebrselassie to run in 2015 vote

    By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - As his feet hit the pedals at lightning speed, Haile Gebrselassie barely breaks a sweat on an exercise bike at his gym in the Ethiopian capital's upscale Bole district. He then proceeds to work on his chest muscles, hours after jogging down the forested hills in the northern suburbs of Addis Ababa. The 40-year-old still maintains the tough regimen that ...
    on July 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I am over the moon at this privilege given to Dil Bole Hadippa to be the first-ever Bollywood film to be premiered at the Toronto festival before its release in India," Anurag, son of producer KP Singh, said.
    on Sep 14, 2009 By: Anurag Singh Source: Sify

  2. Detailing the multifarious achievements of the world's largest rail network under a single management, Lalu Prasad said at one stage during his budget speech in parliament: "Goal pe goal daag rahe hai, Desh ka bachcha bachcha bole, Chak de...
    on Feb 26, 2008 By: Lalu Prasad Source: Sify

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