bosie


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bosie

(ˈbəʊzɪ)
n
a googly
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Noun1.bosie - a cricket ball bowled as if to break one way that actually breaks in the opposite way
bowling - (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman
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His mum said: "There are presents under the tree with our names on but the bosie I got from Greg at the hospital tonight is the best one of the lot.
As always, his attention is on himself: Wilde must forgive Bosie not for Bosie's sake, but for his own.
The stores include Doughnuttery, Dylan's Candy Bar, Starbucks, Kit's Underground Wine & Spirits, Lush, Papyrus, Specs New York, Bosie Tea Parlor, Bolivian Llama Party, MeltKraft and Yong Kang Street
Bosie is a non-singing role much like Tadzio in Death in Venice, here beautifully danced by Reed Luplau.
Spoilt, petulant and tempestuous when his wishes were disregarded, Bosie had a love/hate relationship with his father, turning to his mother for comfort, and when Lady Douglas divorced her husband in 1887 on the grounds of adultery, Bosie became protective towards her, often acting like a surrogate husband.
But when he's released from prison and flees to Naples with the odious Bosie, he is broken.
A Dorian Gray fan, Lord Alfred Douglas, known as Bosie, became Wilde's lover in the early 1890s; the relationship ultimately precipitated Wilde's downfall.
When Oscar Wilde met Bosie in 1891, Wilde was beginning the peak of his career, as The Picture of Dorian Gray had recently been published and was very much in the public eye at the time.
We knew that to make this film work, we had to understand, the first time we see Bosie, why Oscar Wilde would give up his family, burgeoning career and standing in society for him, because he was completely overwhelmed.
Bosie got it all back with one swing in the bottom of the first.
Much of the action takes place in the Obla office, but there are also scenes in the nearby shops and cafes, as well as plenty of banter with Bosie the taxi driver.
She longed for him to return to her, and it pained here bitterly that he chose Bosie instead.