Examples of bough in a Sentence
a tree bough fell on my car during the windstorm
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This may sound silly, but many spruce trees have boughs to the ground.
For DIYers, Organic Gardening offers these other suggestions for post-Christmas trees: Make mulch: Cut off the boughs and place them on the ground to protect plants.
Its last major overhaul was in 2007, though the drone snowflakes and the psychedelic projections, like the opening design, which bedecked the ceiling in fir boughs and exploding honeycombs, are more recent additions.
Onstage, a Christmas tree sparks to life, golden ribbons sprouting magically from its boughs.
However, the Romans, during Saturnalia brought in leafy greens and boughs and decorated their homes.
Reaching up and pushing aside the last, dark green boughs, the 50-year-old finally pops his head through the emerald gloom of the virgin forest into the golden September sun of the Caucasus Mountains.
In the offseason, Eastern Shore farmers of yore would gather boughs of American holly and market them to cities, other states and even overseas.
As seen in a GIF posted by global flight tracking site Flightradar24 on Twitter on Wednesday, an Airbus A380 spent a few hours flying in the shape of a Christmas tree—complete with plenty of round ornaments hanging off its boughs.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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