KJV Dictionary Definition: boss


BOSS, n.

1. A stud or knob; a protuberant ornament, of silver, ivory, or other material, used on bridles,harness, &c.

2. A protuberant part; a prominence; as the boss of a buckler.

3. A round or swelling body of any kind; as a boss of wood.

4. A water-conduit, in form of a tun-bellied figure.


BOSS'ED, pp. Studded; ornamented with bosses.