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Boswell

Boswell

noun Bos·well \ˈbäz-ˌwel, -wəl\

Definition of BOSWELL

:  a person who records in detail the life of a usually famous contemporary
Bos·well·ian \bäz-ˈwe-lē-ən\ adjective
Bos·well·ize \ˈbäz-wə-ˌlīz, -ˌwe-\ verb

Origin of BOSWELL

James Boswell
First Known Use: 1858

Boswell

biographical name Bos·well \ˈbäz-ˌwel, -wəl\

Definition of BOSWELL

James 1740–1795 Scot. biographer & diarist

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