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a grown man referred to familiarly, jokingly, or as a member of one's set or group

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"Oh, you bad boys, how could you do it, to-day of all days?" she said reproachfully.
"Come with us and we'll always be happy," shouted the one hundred and more boys in the wagon, all together.
One boy complacently announced that he had found eleven sticks of dynamite on the beach.
'If the young man comes to be a teacher here, let him understand, at once, that we don't want any foolery about the boys. They have the brimstone and treacle, partly because if they hadn't something or other in the way of medicine they'd be always ailing and giving a world of trouble, and partly because it spoils their appetites and comes cheaper than breakfast and dinner.
(as I remember him), the nicest boy that ever spun a top or broke a window.
I've a special interest in such young bears, and like to show them that I see the warm, honest, well-meaning boys' hearts, in spite of the clumsy arms and legs and the topsy-turvy heads.
Thoughts of his coming manhood passed and he was content to be a boy with a boy's impulses.
After breakfast the boys wandered out into the play-ground.
Trent clenched his fist, and his language made the boy, who had never heard him violent, look up in surprise.
Amongst his other small avocations, he was the hind carrier of a sedan-chair, the last of its race, in which the Rugby ladies still went out to tea, and in which, when he was fairly harnessed and carrying a load, it was the delight of small and mischievous boys to follow him and whip his calves.
The fat boy, with elephantine playfulness, stretched out his arms to ravish a kiss; but as it required no great agility to elude him, his fair enslaver had vanished before he closed them again; upon which the apathetic youth ate a pound or so of steak with a sentimental countenance, and fell fast asleep.
The boy was sitting in a disconsolate little heap by the roadside, whittling half-heartedly at a small stick.
There was once upon a time a poor boy who had neither father nor mother.
In a small back room she lived, high up in the attic of an old building, and with her was a little boy who never went abroad alone, nor by day.
SOCRATES: Tell me, boy, do you know that a figure like this is a square?