boud

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

boud (plural bouds)

  1. (obsolete) A weevil; a worm that breeds in malt, biscuit, etc.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bout, from Old Dutch *bald, from Frankish *bald, from Proto-Germanic *balþaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (to blow, swell, inflate). Compare English bold.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

boud (comparative bouder, superlative boudst)

  1. bold, brave

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