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Related to bowlder: bowdlerizing
Variant of boulder.
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a detached and rounded or worn rock, esp. a large one.
[1610–20; Middle English bulderston < Scandinavian]
a city in N Colorado. 75,990.
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|Noun||1.||bowlder - a large smooth mass of rock detached from its place of origin|
glacial boulder - a boulder that has been carried by a glacier to a place far distant from its place of origin
river boulder - a boulder that has been carried by a river to a place remote from its place of origin
shore boulder - a boulder found on a shore remote from its place of origin
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