Boston

Bos"ton

(), n. A game at cards, played by four persons, with two packs of fifty-two cards each; -- said to be so called from Boston, Massachusetts, and to have been invented by officers of the French army in America during the Revolutionary war.
[1913 Webster]

Bos"tryx

(?), n. [NL.; irreg. fr. Gr. a curl.] (Bot.) A form of cymose inflorescence with all the flowers on one side of the rachis, usually causing it to curl; -- called also a uniparous helicoid cyme.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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