Bombastry

Bom"bast*ry

(), n. Swelling words without much meaning; bombastic language; fustian.
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Bombastry and buffoonery, by nature lofty and light, soar highest of all.
Swift.
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Bom"bax

(), n. [LL., cotton. See Bombast, n.] (Bot.) A genus of trees, called also the silkcotton tree; also, a tree of the genus Bombax.
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{

Bom`ba*zet" Bom`ba*zette"

} (), n. [Cf. Bombazine.] A sort of thin woolen cloth. It is of various colors, and may be plain or twilled.
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