Boation

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Boation A crying out; a roaring; a bellowing; reverberation. "The guns were heard . . . about a hundred Italian miles, in long boations ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n boation A reverberation; a roar; loud noise.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. boatus, fr. boare, to roar