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bore
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 18
6. A person or thing that wearies by prolixity or dullness; a tiresome person or affair; any person or thing which causes ennui.
7. Less properly, a very high and rapid tidal flow, when not so abrupt, such as occurs at the Bay of Fundy and in the British Channel.
9. A tidal flood which regularly or occasionally rushes into certain rivers of peculiar configuration or location, in one or more waves which present a very abrupt front of considerable height, dangerous to shipping, as at the mouth of the Amazon, in South America, the Hoogly and Indus, in India, and the Tsien- tang, in China.
10. imp. of 1st & 2d Bear.
Part of Speech: verb
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. To form or enlarge by means of a boring instrument or apparatus; as, to bore a steam cylinder or a gun barrel; to bore a hole.
5. To befool; to trick.
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