Bore vs Dulcian - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between bore and dulcian
is that bore
is farmer while dulcian
is (musical instruments) a renaissance bass woodwind instrument, with a double reed and a folded conical bore.
From (etyl) . Sense of wearying may come from a figurative use such as "to bore the ears"; confer German drillen.
(senseid)To inspire boredom in somebody.
- He bores me with some trick.
(senseid)To make a hole through something.
- used to come and bore me at rare intervals.
To make a hole with, or as if with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of a tool.
- I'll believe as soon this whole earth may be bored .
- to bore for water or oil
To form or enlarge (something) by means of a boring instrument or apparatus.
- An insect bores into a tree.
* T. W. Harris
- to bore''' a steam cylinder or a gun barrel; to '''bore a hole
To make (a passage) by laborious effort, as in boring; to force a narrow and difficult passage through.
- short but very powerful jaws, by means whereof the insect can bore a cylindrical passage through the most solid wood
* John Gay
- to bore one's way through a crowd
To be pierced or penetrated by an instrument that cuts as it turns.
- What bustling crowds I bored .
To push forward in a certain direction with laborious effort.
- This timber does not bore well.
(of a horse) To shoot out the nose or toss it in the air.
- They take their flight boring to the west.
(obsolete) To fool; to trick.
* Beaumont and Fletcher
- I am abused, betrayed; I am laughed at, scorned, / Baffled and bored , it seems.
A hole drilled or milled through something.
* Francis Bacon
- the bore of a cannon
The tunnel inside of a gun's barrel through which the bullet travels when fired.
A tool, such as an auger, for making a hole by boring.
A capped well drilled to tap artesian water. The place where the well exists.
One who inspires boredom or lack of interest.
Something that wearies by prolixity or dullness; a tiresome affair.
- the bores of wind instruments
- It is as great a bore as to hear a poet read his own verses.
- Yet are they much too light for the bore of the matter.
* See also
Compare Icelandic word for "wave".
A sudden and rapid flow of tide in certain rivers and estuaries which rolls up as a wave; an eagre.
(musical instruments) A Renaissance bass woodwind instrument, with a double reed and a folded conical bore