bolly

noun
\ ˈbōlē \
plural -es

Definition of bolly

1 : a cotton boll that has remained unopened or partly opened usually as a result of frost injury also : a quantity of such bolls usually cracked and ginned
2 : cotton ginned from undeveloped bolls

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boll entry 1 + -y

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“Bolly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bolly. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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