(BOW-row-z) (BOW-row-BOW-row-z) (n) Pidgin word for the the oldest, most worn-out clothes, one small step above rags. Worn when painting, doing yard work, etc.
“How come you stay wearing your boroz? I thought the new clothes Mom and Lili bought you was sharp.” ~ Jay, One Boy, No Water
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