boule

Definitions

  • PEDESTALS SHOWING BOULE AND COUNTER-BOULE WORK
    PEDESTALS SHOWING BOULE AND COUNTER-BOULE WORK
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n boule an inlaid furniture decoration; tortoiseshell and yellow and white metal form scrolls in cabinetwork
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BOULE CABINET BOULE CABINET

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Boule (Gr. Antiq) A legislative council of elders or chiefs; a senate.
    • Boule Legislature of modern Greece. See Legislature.
    • n Boule Same as Buhl Buhlwork.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n boule The proper French spelling of buhl.
    • n boule In Greek antiquity, a legislative council, originally aristocratic, consisting of the heads of the citizen families, sitting under the presidency of the king. Later, in Ionian states, where a democratic polity had prevailed, the boule, particularly at Athens, became a second or higher popular assembly, corresponding to the senate in modern governments. At Athens the boule consisted of 500 citizens over 30 years of age, chosen annually by lot. 50 from each tribe. It had charge of the official religious rites important in the ancient world, and its chief legislative duties were to examine or prepare bills for presentation to the popular assembly (the real governing body), which could modify or reject the conclusions reached by the senate, and to advise the assembly regarding affairs of state. The Athenian boule had also some executive functions, especially in connection with the management of the navy and the cavalry. Compare gerusia.
    • n boule The legislative assembly of modern Greece.
    • n boule An obsolete form of bowl.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Through all this the little boat buffeted bravely on till she reached the point of the Gran Boule.
"The Ruling Passion" by Henry van Dyke
It represented a suburban Shrove Tuesday dance at the Boule Noire.
"Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille" by Emile Zola
In the election of the Boule, Plato again attempts to mix aristocracy and democracy.
"Laws" by Plato
Several times Boule de Suif stooped, as if searching for something under her petticoats.
"Original Short Stories of Maupassant, Volume 1" by Guy de Maupassant
Several times Boule de Suif stooped, as if searching for something under her petticoats.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
It is the same little woman who came to Boule's office.
"The Ink-Stain, Complete" by Rene Bazin
The one on the Promenade goes in mostly for sea-air and a mild game called boule.
"The Adventures of Sally" by P. G. Wodehouse
The most remarkable furniture artist of this time, for surely he merits such title, was Andre Charles Boule, of whom but little is known.
"Illustrated History of Furniture" by Frederick Litchfield
The affair ended at six o'clock the next morning, in a last glad, mad romp up the Boul' Miche.
"The Purple Heights" by Marie Conway Oemler
Mais ceci ne vaut que de boules de silex entierement formees.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 1 (of 4)" by James Hutton
On one of the bridges of the Loire, relates Guepin, opposite the Hotel de la Boule-d'Or, an expiatory monument was erected to his memory.
"Over Strand and Field" by Gustave Flaubert
En roulant ma boule, O fils du roi, tu es mechant!
"Conjuror's House" by Stewart Edward White
So she and hyr boul felawes syttinge by the fyre.
"The Ship of Fools, Volume 1" by Sebastian Brandt
Boule de Suif had several times stooped down as if feeling for something under her skirts.
"The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 1 (of 8)" by Guy de Maupassant
Navet Boule de Neige.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
The "boule" is the centre of the political activity of the state.
"Life Immovable" by Kostes Palamas
They were introduced into a dining-room, decorated with dishes of fine old earthenware; a Boule clock occupied the narrowest shelf.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
He sat on his own folding stool, which he had brought along from his winter studio hard by in the old Boul' Miche'.
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
The relation of Boule and Ecclesia in the Cleisthenic democracy was of the greatest importance.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9" by Various
Even Boule de suif herself would have been tamed after daily relations with the German soldiers.
"Six Women and the Invasion" by Gabrielle Yerta
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In poetry:

How finely dost thou times and seasons spin.
And make a twist checker'd with night and day!
Which as it lengthens windes, and windes us in,
As bouls go on, but turning all the way.
"Providence" by George Herbert

In news:

The indiscretion of Grosse Boule.
People celebrated France's Independence Day in front of the French Cercle Rouge restaurant, on West Broadway in Tribeca, with ample music, food, booze, table football and the classic Pétanque Tournament of boules, a French ball game.
Cured receives just six to eight of the slow-rise boules a day and they sell out quickly.
Delta Eta Boule 's Denim & Dazzle Gala aids young Denver scholars.
Alex Deaderick snaps a picture of MalcolmWhye and his mother, Dyana, during the VIP reception that preceded Delta Eta Boule 's third annual Denim & Dazzle soiree.
The Riverside-based chain is serving chicken corn chowder with bacon in a sourdough boule for $5.99.
Delta Eta Boule's Denim & Dazzle Gala aids young Denver scholars.
Alex Deaderick snaps a picture of MalcolmWhye and his mother, Dyana, during the VIP reception that preceded Delta Eta Boule's third annual Denim & Dazzle soiree.
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, July 17 ON Saturday, July 14, at Sigma Gamma Rho's biennial Boule celebration in New Orleans, La.
Cured 's Crown Boule.
Special to the Daily World The 30th Biennial Grand Boulé, or National Convention, of Eta Phi Beta Sorority Inc (Sorority) will convene in Atlanta, Aug 5-10 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta.
Sandwiches are offered on multigrain, asiago and basil, sourdough, and French boules ( rolls ), or on croissants or wraps.
NEW ORLEANS, LA, July 16, 2012 – On Saturday, July 14, at Sigma Gamma Rho's biennial Boule celebration in New Orleans, La.
Special to the Daily World The 30th Biennial Grand Boulé, or National Convention, of Eta Phi Beta Sorority Inc ( Sorority ) will convene in Atlanta, Aug 5-10 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta.
Phaebra Croft, International Boule Hostess and Shari-lyn Gordon-Jackson, Local Boule Hostess.
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In science:

Permanent address: Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, Boul.
A classification of generalized quantum statistics associated with classical Lie algebras
Lempert, La m´etrique de Kobayashi et la representation des domaines sur la boule.
Pluripotential theory, semigroups and boundary behavior of infinitesimal generators in strongly convex domains
Pansu, Pierre Croissance des boules et des g´eod´esiques ferm´ees dans les nilvari´et´es. (French) [Growth of balls and closed geodesics in nilmanifolds] Ergodic Theory Dynam.
L^1 Ergodic Theorems for Random Group Averages
Fig. 1. Growth of CaWO4 crystal scintillators. The crystals of set 2 were produced from boule grown from the rest of melt after 1th crystallization.
Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop "Radiopure Scintillators for EURECA" (RPScint'2008)
The crystals of set 3 were grown from the whole boule and the rest of boules of sets 1 and 2 .
Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop "Radiopure Scintillators for EURECA" (RPScint'2008)
We do not observe a significant difference in contamination of samples from different parts of crystal boules. It should be stressed we have not observed difference in radioactive contamination of the crystals of set 3 (CWO3-2 with removed ≈ 1 cm surface layer, and CWO3-1 with no machining of side surface).
Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop "Radiopure Scintillators for EURECA" (RPScint'2008)
Sibony Fonctions holomorphes born´ees sur la boule unite de Cn , Invent.
Inner functions on a general type of domains
Un crit´ere sur les pertite boules dans le th´eor`eme limite central.
Testing conditional independence via Rosenblatt transforms
Department Mathematical Modeling, Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Boul.
Normal frames for linear connections in vector bundles and the equivalence principle in classical gauge theories
Lempert, L. — La m´etrique de Kobayashi et la repr´esentation des domaines sur la boule.
A Burns-Krantz type theorem for domains with corners
Laboratory of Mathematical Modeling in Physics, Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Boul.
Handbook of normal frames and coordinates
Bozhidar Zakhariev Iliev, Laboratory of Mathematical Modeling in Physics, Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Boul.
Handbook of normal frames and coordinates
Croissance des boules et des g´eod´esiques ferm´es dans les nilvari´et´es. (French) [Growth of balls and closed geodesics in nilmanifolds] Ergodic Theory Dynam.
Some group theory problems
Lempert L., La m´etrique de Kobayashi et la repr´esentation des domaines sur la boule, Bull.
Monge-Ampere measures on pluripolar sets
Lempert, La metrique Kobayashi et las representation des domains sur la boule, Bul l.
The Kobayashi metric, extremal discs, and biholomorphic mappings
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