n.1.A boasting.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
"We have had enough bobance and boasting," said Hordle John, rising and throwing off his doublet.
Bot I warne the, or I wynd & will thou knaw That for na drede I with-draw ne doute of thi pride For baisting of thi bobance ne of this breme wordis Bot for to se that is seke my semely modire.