The seed-bearing pill of specific plants, especially cotton and flax.
The curved seed-bearing pill of a cotton or flax plant.
The pod or capsule of a plant, as of flax or cotton; a pericarp of a globular kind.
A Scotch measure, formerly being used: for wheat and beans it contained four Winchester bushels; for oats, barley, and potatoes, six bushels. A boll of meal is 140 lbs. avoirdupois. Also, a measure for sodium of two bushels.
A round vessel for containing liquids; a bowl. See dish, of which boll is the earlier in the day spelling.
A vesicle or bubble.
A rounded pod or pill of a plant, as of flax or cotton fiber. See cut under cotton-plant.
A round knob.
a classic Scotch dry measure, additionally found in Durham, Northumberland, Westmoreland, and the Isle of guy.
the rounded seed-bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant