Boy

Boy

, v. t. To act as a boy; -- in allusion to the former practice of boys acting women's parts on the stage.
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I shall see
Some squeaking Cleopatra boy my greatness.
Shak.
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Bo*yar"

(),

Bo*yard"

(), } n. [Russ. boirin'.] A member of a Russian aristocratic order abolished by Peter the Great. Also, one of a privileged class in Roumania.
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English writers sometimes call Russian landed proprietors boyars.
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Boy"au

(), n.;
pl. Boyaux or Boyaus ().
[F. boyau gut, a long and narrow place, and (of trenches) a branch. See Bowel.] (Fort.) A winding or zigzag trench forming a path or communication from one siegework to another, to a magazine, etc.
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