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Hebrew - boil, boils
Hebrew - boil the well
Hebrew - boil
Hebrew - boil, boiled, boiled at all, boiling
Hebrew - boil
Boil

BOIL, v.i. L. bullio, bulla, a bubble.

1. To swell,heave, or be agitated by the action of heat; to bubble; to rise in bubbles; as, the water boils. In a chimical sense, to pass from a liquid to an aeriform state or vapor, with a bubbling motion.
2. To be agitated by any other cause than heat; as, the boiling waves which roll and foam.
3. To be hot or fervid; to swell by native heat, vigor or irritation; as the boiling blood of youth; his blood boils with anger.
4. To be in boiling water;to suffer boiling heat in water or other liquid, for cookery or other purpose.
5. To bubble; to effervesce; as a mixture of acid and alkali. To boil away, to evaporate by boiling.

To boil over, is to run over the top of a vessel, as liquor when thrown into violent agitation by heat or other cause of effervescence.

BOIL, v.t. To dress or cook in boiling water; to seethe; to extract the juice or quality of any thing by boiling.

1. To prepare for some use in boiling liquor; as, to boil silk, thread or cloth. To form by boiling and evaporation. This word is applied to a variety of processes for different purposes; as, to boil salt, or sugar, &c. In general, boiling is a violent agitation, occasioned by heat; to boil a liquor is to subject it to heat till it bubbles, and to boil any solid substance is to subject it to heat in a boiling liquid.

BOIL, n. A tumor upon the flesh, accompanied with soreness and inflammation; a sore angry swelling.


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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software at http://www.swordsearcher.com.

Bibliography Information
"Entry for 'Boil'". "King James Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/kjd/view.cgi?number=T678>.

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