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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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Upon this branch now they both discovered the subject of their recent conversation, a tall, well-built boy, balancing with ease upon the bending limb and uttering loud shouts of glee as he noted the terrified expressions upon the faces of his audience.
Smike shuffled out with the basin, and Mrs Squeers having called up a little boy with a curly head, and wiped her hands upon it, hurried out after him into a species of wash-house, where there was a small fire and a large kettle, together with a number of little wooden bowls which were arranged upon a board.
Our nice boy didn't forget us after he went abroad.
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.
"I saw it yesterday and it put me in mind of what I have long wanted to do," he said, and again he looked away over the head of the boy with the wavering, uncertain stare in his eyes.
The boy in the next cubicle was looking round the corner, and at the words he slipped in.
The boy was looking backwards and forwards along the long line of disembowelled earth.
And the Doctor, than whom no man or boy had a stronger liking for old school customs which were good and sensible, had, as has already been hinted, come into most decided collision with several which were neither the one nor the other.
'Which way?' said the boy, in a slow and sleepy voice.
"A larky sort of a boy says that, Mum, and we skip the parts where they describe what they saw in the different countries," cried Will.
The boy glanced up, but he looked away again, at once.
"You can mount now, my boy," he then said to Pinocchio.
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.
One boy complacently announced that he had found eleven sticks of dynamite on the beach.
SOCRATES: Tell me, boy, do you know that a figure like this is a square?