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Webster 1913 Edition


Boation

Bo-a′tion

,
Noun.
[L.
boatus
, fr.
boare
to roar.]
A crying out; a roaring; a bellowing; reverberation.
[Obs.]
The guns were heard . . . about a hundred Italian miles, in long
boations
.
Derham.

Webster 1828 Edition


Boation

BOA'TION

,
Noun.
[L. boo.] A crying out; a roar. [Not used.]

Definition 2022


boation

boation

English

Noun

boation (countable and uncountable, plural boations)

  1. (obsolete, uncountable) Bellowing.[1]
  2. (obsolete, countable) A roar.[1]

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 †boation” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]