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Booly \Boo"ly\, n.; pl. Boolies. [Ir. buachail cowherd; bo cow + giolla boy.] A company of Irish herdsmen, or a single herdsman, wandering from place to place with flocks and herds, and living on their milk, like the Tartars; also, a place in the mountain pastures inclosed for the shelter of cattle or their keepers.

Boley, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma
Population (2000): 1126
Housing Units (2000): 153
Land area (2000): 1.644709 sq. miles (4.259776 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.644709 sq. miles (4.259776 sq. km)
FIPS code: 07500
Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
Location: 35.492813 N, 96.481776 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 74829
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Boley, OK

Usage examples of "boley".

It's pretty hard not to know Boley, if you know anything at all about the National Game.

Somebody explained to Boley that even a truly great Hall-of-Fame pitcher really ought to show up for spring training.

There had been six ripped-up contracts already that year, when Boley's feelings got hurt about something, and the front office were very in sistent that there shouldn't be any more.

Andy Andalusia was catching for the regulars when Boley turned up on the field.

He watched without saying anything more, while Boley struck out the first man with three sizzling curves, right on schedule, and then turned around and yelled something at the outfield.

Boley kept pushing the little glasses of wine away, but after all the owner's uncle was the owner's uncle, and if he thought it was all right It must have been pretty strong wine, because Boley began to have trouble following the conversation.

Neither will respond more quickly than Boley to the words, "The game's about to start.

Best Fortified Gro-Chick, and whatever an owner gave you to put on was all right with Boley.

And it listed every team that had ever won the World Series, from the day Chicago won the first Series of all in 1906 untiluntil Boley said something out loud, and quickly looked around to see if anybody had heard him.

A time machine, thought Boley wonderingly, I guess what he meant was a machine that traveled in time.

There seemed to be an awful lot of bunting, and the ground rules con fused Boley very much.

Then the dugout happened to be just under what seemed to be a complicated sort of television booth, and Boley could hear the announcer screaming himself hoarse just overhead.

Did you see that" Boley begged, "Please, didn't somebody just say it was a no-hitter?

Well, that began to make sense to Boley and he actually perked up a little.

Because nothing confused Boley when he had a ball or a bat in his hand.