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Syllabification: boule
Pronunciation: /bo͞ol
 
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noun (plural boules pronounced same)

A metal ball used in the French game of boules, a form of lawn bowling played on rough ground.
Example sentences
  • My own choice would include a game of boules, their magnificent double hammock and their linen lavender eye pillow to soothe away tension while lying in said hammock.
  • The charity Scope is piloting a game for people with cerebral palsy called bocce, which is similar to the French game of boules.
  • Petanque, also known as French boule, is a variation of bowls.

Origin

1920s (originally denoting a form of roulette): French, literally 'bowl'.

Words that rhyme with boule

coolie, coulée, duly, Friuli, goolie, Hooley, Julie, mooli, newly, puli, schoolie, stoolie, Thule, truly, unrulyBanjul, befool, Boole, boules, boulle, cagoule, cool, drool, fool, ghoul, Joule, mewl, misrule, mule, O'Toole, pool, Poole, pul, pule, Raoul, rule, school, shul, sool, spool, Stamboul, stool, Thule, tomfool, tool, tulle, you'll, yule

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Syllabification: bou·le
Pronunciation: /bo͞oˈlā, ˈbo͞olē
 
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noun

A legislative body of ancient or modern Greece.
Example sentences
  • The membership of the boule (council chamber) was then made up of 50 members of each tribe, elected by lot for a year, and each month the complement of one of the tribes - 50 people - would act as a sort of upper house.
  • The boule decrees that the demos shall appoint a select committee.

Origin

from Greek boulē 'senate'.

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