a tree trunk
Origin of boleMiddle English bol, stem, trunk ; from Old Norse bolr ; from Indo-European an unverified form bh?-, variant, variety of base an unverified form bhel-: see ball
any of several fine, easily pulverized types of clay that are usually red, yellow, or brown
Origin of boleMiddle English and amp; Old French bol ; from Medieval Latin bolus, clay ; from Classical Greek b?los, clod
- Any of various soft fine clays, especially a reddish-brown variety used as a pigment.
- A moderate reddish brown.
Origin of boleMiddle English, from Medieval Latin b&omacron;lus; see bolus.
The trunk of a tree.
Origin of boleMiddle English, from Old Norse bolr; see bhel-2 in Indo-European roots.
- Alternative form of boll (old unit of measure)