archaic or dialect
- And the other belloweth with his muzzle straight out before him, bolking and rattling in the throat.
- Young devils bolking out a false philosophie.
- If it come of cold humours, the ache is less with grief of head, with swelling and paleness of face with sour bolking and unsavouriness of the mouth.
- Morag goes a funny colour and starts bolking.
- What about those two farts from Colin Dow's uncle? Smelled like death. Half the stand was bolking.
- My husband gutted a fish nearly 2 weeks ago and just threw in the bin. I was bolking putting it out this morning.
- He bigan benedicite with a bolk.
1.1An attack of vomiting.
- She has nothing left inside so its just a dry bolk.
- I did feel better after a boak which I refuse to clean up.
- The flashing lights from ShockWave sent her off for a boak behind the rides.
Middle English bolke; related to German bolken 'roar, bawl' and Dutch bulken 'bellow'. Compare with belch.
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