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1) Boi'es (2 syl.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Priests of the savages of Florida. Each priest has his special idol, which must be invoked by the fumes of tobacco. (American Indian mythology.) 1...

2) oboe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...oboe, (o´bo, o´boi) (KEY) [Ital., from Fr. hautbois] or hautboy (o´boi, ho´-) (KEY) , woodwind instrument of conical bore, its mouthpiece having a double reed. The...

3) buoy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...buoy, (boi, boo´e) (KEY) , float anchored in navigable waters to mark channels and indicate dangers to navigation (isolated rocks, mine fields, cables, and the like)....

4) buoyancy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...buoyancy, (boi´nse, boo´yn-) (KEY) , upward force exerted by a fluid on any body immersed in it. Buoyant force can be explained in terms of Archimedes' principle....

5) Boydell, John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Boydell, John, (boi´dl) (KEY) , 1719-1804, English engraver and print publisher, originator and builder of the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery. He studied engraving in...

6) § 36. buoy. 7. Pronunciation Challenges. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...Traditionally and in Britain this word is pronounced like boy (boi). In the United States the more common pronunciation seems to be (b ´ ), except in the compound...

7) Bogor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bogor, (bo´gor) (KEY) , formerly Buitenzorg (boi´tnzorkh) (KEY) [Du.,=free from care], city (1990 pop. 271,341), W Java, Indonesia. At the foot of two volcanoes,...

8) Boyen, Hermann von. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Boyen, Hermann von, (boi´n) (KEY) , 1771-1848, Prussian field marshal. After the Prussian defeat by Emperor Napoleon I and the disastrous treaties of Tilsit in 1807...

9) Bojer, Johan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bojer, Johan, (yo´han boi´r) (KEY) , 1872-1959, Norwegian writer. Bojer's novels of contemporary Norwegian life treat social issues from a classical liberal viewpoint....

10) Perth Amboy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Perth Amboy, (am´boi) (KEY) , city (1990 pop. 41,962), Middlesex co., NE N.J., with a harbor on Arthur Kill at the mouth of the Raritan River, which is crossed there...

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