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Bulse

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bulse A purse or bag in which to carry or measure diamonds, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bulse In the East Indies, a bag or purse to carry or measure valuables; hence, a certain quantity of diamonds or other valuables.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bulse buls a bag for diamonds, &c.: a package or certain quantity of such.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Port. bolsa—Low L. bursa, a purse. See Purse.

Usage

In literature:

Nine three-year old colts contested for the race, Bulse, Huffaker and St. Isidore being scratched.
"History of the Kentucky Derby, 1875-1921" by John Lawrence O'Connor
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