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boc

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To live lightheartedly but not recklessly; to be gay without being boisterous; to be courageous without being bold; to show trust and cheerful resignation without fatalism—this is the art of living.
Jean De La Fontaine
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Etymology

Pre-Roman, possibly from Old High German boc < Common-Germanic *bukkaz, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *bhugo.

Noun

boc m.

  1. buck (male goat)

Old English

Etymology

Common Germanic *bōks, whence also Old Frisian bōk, Old Saxon bōk (Dutch boek), Old High German buoh (German Buch), Old Norse bók (Swedish bok), Gothic 𐌱𐍉𐌺𐌰. The Germanic root is often taken to be related to the word for beech, the wood of rune-tablets.

Pronunciation

Noun

bōc f. (plural bēc)

  1. book

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *bukkaz, whence also Old English buc, Old Norse bukkr

Noun

boc m.

  1. buck (male deer)

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