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boule



Pronunciation: (bOOl), [key]
n.
1. Also called birne. a cylindrical lump of material for synthetic gems, made by the Verneuil process.
2. a metal ball, usually made out of steel, used in pétanque.
3. Sometimes, boules. pétanque.

boule



Pronunciation: (bOOl), [key]
n. (often cap.) Furniture.
buhl. Also called boule•work Pronunciation: (bOOl'wûrk"). [key]

Bou•le



Pronunciation: (bOO'lē, bOO-lā'), [key]
n.
1. the legislative assembly of modern Greece.
2. (sometimes l.c.) a state legislative, advisory, or administrative council in ancient Greece.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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