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(Austral) short for baobab
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  • On one side is a raised stone platform, seat for the "boab" or door-keeper, and other servants of the house.

    Peeps at Many Lands: Egypt R. Talbot Kelly
  • And boab did get on, only to stop at the ascent of the next hill.

    Acadia Frederic S. Cozzens
  • boab was not intractable, but he was sagacious; he had been fed on that sort of chaff too long.

    Acadia Frederic S. Cozzens
  • The house stands there now, weather-beaten and lonely on the peak of Mt. boab, all tenantless and forlorn.

    A Fortnight of Folly Maurice Thompson

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