boisterous (adj.) Old form(s): boystrous , boyst'rous
tumultuous, violent, tempestuous
2H4 IV.v.191[King Henry IV to Prince Henry, of the crown] It seemed in me / But as an honour snatched with boisterous hand
E3 III.iv.79[Prince Edward to all] My painful voyage on the boist'rous sea
Ham III.iii.22[Rosencrantz to Claudius] Each small annexment ... / Attends the boisterous ruin
R3 II.iii.44[Third Citizen to other Citizens] we see / The water swell before a boisterous storm
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