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boss

 [bos]
a rounded eminence.

boss

(bos),
1. A protuberance; a circumscribed rounded swelling.
2. The prominence of a kyphosis.
[M.E. boce, fr. O.Fr.]

boss

(bôs, bŏs)
n.
A circular protuberance or knoblike swelling, as on the horns of certain animals.
Balloon Optimization vs. Stent Study. A trial comparing short- and long-term results of provisional stenting/optimal PTCA to elective stenting
Primary endpoints 8-month TVR
Conclusion Provisional stenting can be safely followed in treating discrete, native de novo lesions

boss

(baws)
1. A protuberance; a circumscribed rounded swelling.
2. The prominence of a kyphosis.
[M.E. boce, fr. O.Fr.]
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The [euro]250,000-a-year successful candidate will take over from acting boss Donal O Cualain.
"There must be more to it than Mr Eric Black is telling you!" The 23-year-old, who has made 14 appearances for Villa this season, hasn't featured since the 2-0 reverse to title-chasing Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park last month and acting boss Black recently revealed Okore had asked to be omitted from being a substitute for the fixture against Bournemouth.
Acting boss Carver said: "You do not do that - not with this group of people, you have to respect everybody.
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