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Definition of Boulder


  1. Same as Bowlder.
  2. A large stone, worn smooth or rounded by the action of water; a large pebble.
  3. A mass of any rock, whether rounded or not, that has been transported by natural agencies from its native bed. See Drift.

Boulder Quotations

Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the boulder.
Carl Sandburg

Then as I was wrestling as Terry Boulder. I was on a talk show with Lou Ferrigno, and I was actually bigger than he was! I went back to the dressing room that night and all of the wrestlers go 'Oh my God you're bigger than the hulk on TV' so they started calling me Terry 'The Hulk' Boulder.
Hulk Hogan

When a torrent sweeps a man against a boulder, you must expect him to scream, and you need not be surprised if the scream is sometimes a theory.
Robert Louis Stevenson

I believe that our friends among the dead really mind us and look out for us. Often there might be a big boulder of misery over your path about to fall on you, but your friends among the dead hold it back until you have passed by.
John O'Donohue

The toughest trail I ever ran was the Escarpment in the Catskills of New York State. This was an 18-mile race through Rip Van Winkle country, routed through boulder fields, across angular juttings of granite and along a path with an unrelenting barrage of roots, rocks and mud, all of it hidden under slick leaves and dangling nettles.
Don Kardong
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Boulder Translations

boulder in Danish is klippe
boulder in Dutch is kei, rotsblok
boulder in French is roche
boulder in German is Brocken, Felsblock
boulder in Norwegian is kampestein
boulder in Portuguese is pedregulho
boulder in Spanish is canto rodado