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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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Moore made a rapid spring across the apartment; but the waste of energy was unnecessary, for when the boy heard him within the chamber and realized that he had been discovered he turned back as though to relinquish his planned adventure.
When the boy knows this out of book, he goes and does it.
On Thursday the twenty-fifth of May, we were to see for the first time what our nice boy had grown to be as a man.
There was a sort of poetic justice about it, after all, for the old lady had been the terror of the boys for miles around, and now the exiles feasted freely on forbidden plums, kicked up the gravel with profane boots unreproved, and played cricket in the big field where the irritable
I have been given these abundant crops and God has also sent me a boy who is called David," he whispered to himself.
In desperation Philip clenched his fist and hit the boy who tormented him, but he was at a disadvantage, and the boy seized his arm.
The boy was looking backwards and forwards along the long line of disembowelled earth.
The hounds," calls out a fifth-form boy, clad in a green cutaway with brass buttons and cord trousers, the leader of the sporting interest, and reputed a great rider and keen hand generally.
Wardle's carriage, which in common humanity had a dickey behind for the fat boy, who, if there had been a footboard instead, would have rolled off and killed himself in his very first nap.
It was a rainy Sunday afternoon, and four boys were trying to spend it quietly in the "liberry," as Jamie called the room devoted to books and boys, at Aunt Jessie's.
The boy stirred restlessly, gave her a surprised look, and began to whittle again at his stick, with the dull, broken-bladed knife in his hand.
But you are going to be a sorry boy before very long.
The old woman had had made a tiny foil and had commenced teaching the little boy the art of fence when he was but three years old.
One boy complacently announced that he had found eleven sticks of dynamite on the beach.
SOCRATES: Do you observe, Meno, that I am not teaching the boy anything, but only asking him questions; and now he fancies that he knows how long a line is necessary in order to produce a figure of eight square feet; does he not?