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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bough(noun)

    any of the larger branches of a tree

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bough(noun)

    an arm or branch of a tree, esp. a large arm or main branch

  2. Bough(noun)

    a gallows

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bough

    bow, n. a branch of a tree: the gallows. [A.S. bóg, bóh, an arm, the shoulder (Ger. bug, the shoulder, the bow of a ship)—A.S. bugan, to bend.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bough in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bough in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of bough in a Sentence

  1. Dante Alighieri:

    The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.

  2. William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 5 scene 1:

    Merrily, merrily shall I live now, Under the blossom that hangs on the bough.

  3. Omar Khayym:

    A Book of Verses undeneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness- Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow

  4. D. H. Lawrence:

    I have never seen a wild thing feel sorry for itself. A little bird will fall dead, frozen from a bough, without ever having felt sorry for itself.

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