, n.;
pl. Boshes ().
[Cf. G. bschung a slope.]
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1. One of the sloping sides of the lower part of a blast furnace; also, one of the hollow iron or brick sides of the bed of a puddling or boiling furnace.
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2. pl. The lower part of a blast furnace, which slopes inward, or the widest space at the top of this part.
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3. In forging and smelting, a trough in which tools and ingots are cooled.
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(), n. [D. bosch wood + bok buck.] (Zol.) A kind of antelope. See Bush buck.
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(), n. [D. bosch wood + varken pig.] (Zol.) The bush hog. See under Bush, a thicket.
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(), n.;
pl. Bosjesmans.
[D. boschjesman.] See Bushman.
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