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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Any protuberant part; a round, swelling part or body; a knoblike process; as, a boss of wood.

2. (n.) A protuberant ornament on any work, either of different material from that of the work or of the same, as upon a buckler or bridle; a stud; a knob; the central projection of a shield. See Umbilicus.

3. (n.) A projecting ornament placed at the intersection of the ribs of ceilings, whether vaulted or flat, and in other situations.

4. (n.) A wooden vessel for the mortar used in tiling or masonry, hung by a hook from the laths, or from the rounds of a ladder.

5. (n.) The enlarged part of a shaft, on which a wheel is keyed, or at the end, where it is coupled to another.

6. (n.) A swage or die used for shaping metals.

7. (n.) A head or reservoir of water.

8. (v. t.) To ornament with bosses; to stud.

9. (n.) A master workman or superintendent; a director or manager; a political dictator.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BOSS

bos: Occurs only in the plural as a translation of gabh = "arch," or "protuberance," referring to the curved ornaments of a shield (Job 15:26), the central knob of the buckler.

Strong's Hebrew
1354. gab -- a back
... the top or rim, a boss, a vault. ... back, body, boss, eminent (higher) place, (eye)brows,
nave, ring. see HEBREW gev. see HEBREW guwph. 1353, 1354. gab. 1355 . ...
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5351. nequddah -- a point or drop
... Word Origin from the same as naqod Definition a point or drop NASB Word Usage beads
(1). stud. Feminine of naqod; a boss -- stud. see HEBREW naqod. 5350, 5351 ...
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Library

Arise, and Go into the City
... Church that if he doesn't call off the Woman's Club, I'll bring the women of the
streets to the polls." And he added, "He knows I can do it." The boss of old ...
/.../herrick/frank h nelson of cincinnati/arise and go into the.htm

Leaving Home
... The farmer for whom John began to work was known among his men as "the captain."
All the hired help worked under one manager, or boss; so John's experience ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/byrum/how john became a man/chapter vii leaving home.htm

Virtues of the Mantle. It Pleads in Its Own Defence.
... to reduce them to a more finished elegance, and to assign to the guardianship of
the stretchers [62] the whole figment of the massed boss; subsequently, at ...
/.../tertullian/on the pallium/chapter v virtues of the mantle.htm

Full Power through Rhythm.
... There would be a gang-boss to direct their movements. ... Then they waited a moment
for the gang-boss to give the word. He would say, "heave ho!". ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on service/full power through rhythm.htm

The Spokesman of the City's Conscience
... It must utter its word of protest against the rule of the Boss, not because it wishes
to enter the arena of politics, not because it differs from him on ...
/.../herrick/frank h nelson of cincinnati/the spokesman of the citys.htm

A Successful Man of Affairs.
... In many sections of our great cities the powerful ward boss, whatever
be his methods, is regarded as the embodiment of success. ...
/.../kent/the making of a nation/study vii a successful man.htm

The Kingdom of God: Its Tasks
... Evidently the sympathy of Jesus was with the two men who hustled, and not with
the fellow who took it out in growling and blaming the boss. ...
/.../rauschenbusch/the social principles of jesus/chapter v the kingdom of.htm

Leadership for Service
... him. Or would he become intoxicated with power, take things easy, boss
his fellow-servants around, and become a petty tyrant? If ...
/.../the social principles of jesus/chapter vii leadership for service.htm

The University of Arabia.
... Dominion over nature crosses the line into the relation to other men. Fellow-feeling
gives way to an ambition to get ahead of the other man and to boss him. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks about jesus/the university of arabia.htm

Naparima and Montserrat
... An isolated boss of the older Parian, composed of hardened clay which has escaped
destruction, it rises, though not a mile long and a third of a mile broad ...
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Thesaurus
Boss
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Any protuberant part; a round, swelling
part or body; a knoblike process; as, a boss of wood. ...BOSS. ...
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Building (249 Occurrences)
... The boss and margin stones, with wide mud joint, were, in part, the actual masonry
of the early fortifications, and were re-used and imitated over and over ...
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Build (242 Occurrences)
... The boss and margin stones, with wide mud joint, were, in part, the actual masonry
of the early fortifications, and were re-used and imitated over and over ...
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Bosora

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Nail (9 Occurrences)
... nails; as, to nail boards to the beams. 7. (n.) To stud or boss with nails,
or as with nails. 8. (n.) To fasten, as with a nail; to ...
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Bosses (1 Occurrence)
... back, as of animals. Noah Webster's Dictionary. (n.) Plural of Boss.
Multi-Version Concordance Bosses (1 Occurrence). Job 15:26 He ...
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Stud (1 Occurrence)
... laths are nailed. 4. (n.) A kind of nail with a large head, used chiefly for
ornament; an ornamental knob; a boss. 5. (n.) An ornamental ...
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Rome (12 Occurrences)
... Sulla, Crassus, Julius Caesar, Antony, and lastly Octavian were in effect the ancient
counterpart of the modern political "boss." When such men realized their ...
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Hittites (39 Occurrences)
... occurring on a monument which shows him as brought captive before an Assyrian king,
while the same name also occurs on the bilingual silver boss which was the ...
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