meaning of boswell

boswell meaning in General Dictionary

Scottish writer noted for their biography of Samuel Johnson (1740-1795)

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  • a passionate admirer and recorder of another's words and deeds

Sentence Examples with the word boswell

But it is not probable that his curiosity would have overcome his habitual sluggishness, and his love of the smoke, the mud, and the cries of London, had not Boswell importuned him to attempt the adventure, and offered to be his squire.

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