boulder-stone

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  • boulder-stone — …   Useful english dictionary

  • boulder — bouldered, adj. bouldery, adj. /bohl deuhr/, n. a detached and rounded or worn rock, esp. a large one. Also, bowlder. [1610 20; short for boulder stone; ME bulderston < Scand; cf. dial. Sw bullersten big stone (in a stream), equiv. to buller… …   Universalium

  • boulder — [13] Boulder is an abbreviated form of the original compound noun boulder stone, which was a partial translation of a Scandinavian word which survives in Swedish dialect bullersten ‘large stone in a stream’. Sten is ‘stone’, of course, and buller …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • boulder — [13] Boulder is an abbreviated form of the original compound noun boulder stone, which was a partial translation of a Scandinavian word which survives in Swedish dialect bullersten ‘large stone in a stream’. Sten is ‘stone’, of course, and buller …   Word origins

  • boulder — also bowlder noun Etymology: short for boulder stone, from Middle English bulder ston, part translation of a word of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialect bullersten large stone in a stream, from buller noise + sten stone Date: 1617 a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • boulder — /ˈboʊldə / (say bohlduh) noun a detached and rounded or worn rock, especially a large one. {shortened form of boulder stone, Middle English bulder , from Old Norse; compare Swedish dialect buldersten big stone (in a stream) …  

  • boulder — 1670s, variant of M.E. bulder (c.1300), from a Scandinavian source akin to Swed. dial. bullersten noisy stone (large stone in a stream, causing water to roar around it), from bullra to roar + sten stone. Or the first element may be from *buller… …   Etymology dictionary

  • boulder — [bōl′dər] n. [ME bulder, short for bulderston < Scand, as in Swed bullersten, lit., noisy stone < bullra, to roar (akin to BELLOW) + sten, STONE] 1. any large rock worn smooth and round by weather and water 2. Geol. such a rock larger than… …   English World dictionary

  • stone — [n] hard piece of earth’s surface boulder, crag, crystal, gem, grain, gravel, jewel, metal, mineral, ore, pebble, rock; concepts 474,477 …   New thesaurus

  • Boulder, Colorado — Infobox Settlement official name = Boulder, Colorado other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = City motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem = blank emblem… …   Wikipedia

  • Boulder — In geology, a boulder is a rock with grain size of usually no less than 256 mm (10 inches) diameter. While a boulder may be small enough to move or roll manually, others are extremely massive.In common usage, a boulder is too large for a person… …   Wikipedia


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