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 Boi’es (2 syl.).Boiley or Boily. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Boiling-point.
 
He was at boiling-point. Very angry indeed. Properly the point of heat at which water, under ordinary conditions, boils. (212° Fahrenheit, 100° Centigrade, 80° Réaumur.)   1
 


 Boi’es (2 syl.).Boiley or Boily. 

 
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