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Boil, - Book-oath,
Bookish, given to books, more acquainted with books than with men and things: “whose b. rule hath pulled fair England down,” H6B I, 1, 259. “the b. theoric,” Oth. I, 1, 24. == lettered: “though I am not b., yet I can read waiting-gentlewoman in the scape,” Wint. III, 3, 73 (the shepherd's speech).