bos bos  /ˈbɑs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini

Usage(s):

  1. The millionaire bos'n got his first share at 21, his second at 25, will get his fourth installment at 35.
  2. With Headmaster Lillard and Captain Lewis in command, the boys were assigned regular watches, holding all posts from able seaman up through bos'n and quartermaster to first mate.

News

  1. Bank of Scotland Plc UK Regulatory Announcement: FRN Variable Rate Fix

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Re: BoS plc, London GBP 4,500,000.00 MATURING: 05-Mar-2014 ISIN: XS0352308828 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 17-Jun-2013 TO 16-Sep-2013 HAS BEEN FIXED AT 0.79 PCT DAY BASIS: ACTUAL/365(FIX) INTEREST PAYABLE VALUE 16-Sep-2013 WILL AMOUNT TO: GBP 98.29 PER GBP 50,000.00 DENOMINATION
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Bruins-Blackhawks Sums<<

    First Period_1, Chicago, Sharp 9 (Kane, Handzus), 11:22. Penalties_Ference, Bos (tripping), 6:51.        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Sheriff replacing emergency radio server

    BOS authorizes $46,000 purchase The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday morning approved an emergency purchase of nearly $46,000 to replace the Sheriff's Office's server that enables radio communication.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Mendocino Beacon

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