Boswell

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Boswell

  1. A Scottish habitational surname of Norman origin from Beuzeville in France.
  2. James Boswell, biographer of Samuel Johnson.

Noun[edit]

Boswell (plural Boswells)

  1. A devoted admirer and recorder of a person's words and deeds.
    • 1891, Arthur Conan Doyle, 'A Scandal in Bohemia':
      "I think that I had better go, Holmes."//"Not a bit, Doctor. Stay where you are. I am lost without my Boswell. And this promises to be interesting. It would be a pity to miss it."

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