Appropriately enough, the Basin family crest bears the motto “boldness and inspiration.”
If Democrats learn anything from last night, let it be that it is better to err on the side of boldness.
Nevertheless, I want to encourage everyone to approach these reforms with boldness, courage, and caution.
Gordon Brown remembers the boldness, bravery, and optimism of Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai.
I want to encourage everyone to approach these reforms with boldness, courage, and caution.
So Calvin's eye saw in an instant, and he applauded Beza's boldness.
The gayety of a light-hearted maiden is often unmixed with boldness, or crime.
She was bold, but not brazen; hers seemed the boldness, the directness, of a child or a savage.
She divined him, moreover, to be a blend of boldness and timidity.
The narrative of his voyages proves the boldness of his seamanship.
Old English beald (West Saxon), bald (Anglian) "bold, brave, confident, strong," from Proto-Germanic *balthaz (cf. Old High German bald "bold, swift," in names such as Archibald, Leopold, Theobald; Gothic balþei "boldness;" Old Norse ballr "frightful, dangerous"), perhaps from PIE *bhol-to- suffixed form of *bhel- (2) "to blow, swell" (see bole).
Of flavors (coffee, etc.) from 1829. The noun meaning "those who are bold" is from c.1300. Old French and Provençal baut "bold," Italian baldo "bold, daring, fearless" are Germanic loan-words.