Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Boughtpreter. of to buy;
Etymology: from to bow.
His huge long tail wound up in hundred folds,
Whose wreathed boughts whenever he unfolds,
And thick entangled knots adown does slack. Fairy Q. b. i.
Such as the meeting soul may pierce
In notes, with many a winding bought
Of linked sweetness, long drawn out. John Milton.
The flexure of the joints is not the same in elephants as in other quadrupeds, but nearer unto those of a man; the bought of the fore-legs not directly backward, but laterally, and somewhat inward. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. iii. c. i.
a flexure; a bend; a twist; a turn; a coil, as in a rope; as the boughts of a serpent
the part of a sling that contains the stone
imp. & p. p. of Buy
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bawt, pa.t. and pa.p. of Buy.—Bought′en in an archaic form.
bowt, n. a bight or bend: (Spens.) a twist or coil: the bend of a sling in which the stone is placed. [See Bight.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'bought' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1395
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Rank popularity for the word 'bought' in Written Corpus Frequency: #470
The numerical value of bought in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of bought in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Climate change. Gun safety. Health care. On the face of it, these three are totally different issues. But despite our being the strongest and wealthiest country in the history of the world, our democracy is paralyzed, and why ? Because giant corporations have bought off our government.
The rules are clear one credit card can buy max 4 copies. Anything over that the entire amount gets thrown out, neilsen company checks this and found all our sales were legit because our fans are amazing and bought them. Dont discredit our fan base with false info.
We pretty much bought up every (respirator) in the state, and we are selling them at cost - actually, a slight loss, we need to breathe.
When Didi Chuxing suddenly bought Bluegogo and launched their own bike-sharing service, that was a red flag, that's like when your wife tells you she's starting to date again.
I think it is the longest bond I have ever bought in my life. We thought they were very cheap, so we bought them.
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