Examples of bough in a Sentence
a tree bough fell on my car during the windstorm
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The nightingale sang just before midnight, as if it were perched in the boughs of the dripping tree in the car park.
Its 20-foot climbing towers, with natural, gnarled boughs lashed together with willow wands, were made by hand, not in a factory (which would share legal liability in case of an accident).
When winter looms, apply a mulch of crisscrossed evergreen boughs to help plants make it through the cold weather ahead.
Instead look through the trees that are open, in terms of both their boughs and their flaws.
The park requires an intensive safety inspection regime — half of it has been barricaded off since November so that rotten boughs can be replaced — but, so far, any injuries have been minor ones, Mr. Moran said.
Also, pine boughs or Christmas tree remains can be propped against and over evergreens to help protect against damage from rapid thawing mentioned earlier.
This may sound silly, but many spruce trees have boughs to the ground.
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Definition of bough for English Language Learners
: a main branch of a tree
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