The state capital of Massachusetts; population 609,023 (est. 2008). It was founded c.1630 and named after Boston in Lincolnshire.
1A card game resembling solo whist.
- ‘A bid of seven (uptown, downtown or no trumps) is also known as a Boston.’
2A variation of the waltz or of the two-step.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.