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Bollen

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Swollen. (Anglo - Saxon, bolla, a bowl.) Hence “joints bolnebig” (Golding), and “bolne in pride” (Phaer). The seed capsule or pod of flax is called a “boll.”

“The barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled.”—Exod. ix. 31.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bollandists
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