Definitions for "Boll"
Keywords:  flax, pod, capsule, cotton, seed
The pod or capsule of a plant, as of flax or cotton; a pericarp of a globular form.
To form a boll or seed vessel; to go to seed.
the rounded seed-bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant
A Scotch measure, formerly in use: 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 salt of two bushels.
dry measure of weight or capacity which varied according to the commodity and locality (eg a boll of meal weighed 140lbs, approximately 63.5kg; valuation of land according to the quantity of bolls it produced; payment in food to a farm labourer
an old dry measure
German novelist and writer of short stories (1917-1985)