Bosh (?), n. [Cf. G. posse joke, trifle; It. bozzo a rough stone, bozzetto a rough sketch, s-bozzo a rough draught, sketch.]

Figure; outline; show.



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Bosh, n. [Turk.]

Empty talk; contemptible nonsense; trash; humbug.



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Bosh, n.; pl. Boshes (#). [Cf. G. boschung a slope.]


One of the sloping sides of the lower part of a blast furnace; also, one of the hollow iron or brick sides of the bed of a puddling or boiling furnace.

2. pl.

The lower part of a blast furnace, which slopes inward, or the widest space at the top of this part.


In forging and smelting, a trough in which tools and ingots are cooled.


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