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  1. Scottish author noted for his biography of Samuel Johnson (1740-1795)
    • synonym of Boswell: James Boswell
    • instance of: author / writer = writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally
  2. a devoted admirer and recorder of another's words and deeds

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  1. A devoted admirer and recorder of a person's words and deeds.


  1. Boswell is a town in Choctaw County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 703 at the 2000 census.
  2. Boswell is a town in Grant Township, Benton County, Indiana, United States. The population was 778 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  3. Boswell is a borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,364 at the 2000 census.


  1. Boswell is a fictional character from Lady in the Fog.
  2. Boswell is a fictional character from the 1977 film The Anchorite.
  3. Boswell is a fictional character from the 1990 film Mr. Destiny.
  4. Boswell is a fictional film character.


  1. "Boswell" is a book by Stanley Elkin.
    • also known as "Boswell, a modern comedy"
    • genre: Fiction
  2. "Boswell" is a book by Claude Colleer Abbott.

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Google previewThe Banking Law Journal (1920)

Boswell is the owner of one share of the capital stock of Citizens' Bank, Maxeys, Ga., transferrable only on the books of the corporation in person or by attorney on surrender of this certificate, in accordance with the ...

Google previewRoutledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture (2012)

by David A. Gerstner

One important scholar who sought to engage seriously with the assumptions of historical construction was John Boswell, whose 1980 work Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality on early Christian Western Europe stands as a ...

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The man who stops making new friends eventually will have none. (James Boswell)
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Scrabble value of B3O1S1W4E1L1L1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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