Examples of bough in a Sentence
a tree bough fell on my car during the windstorm
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Stars drop to the Earth like fruit falling from the boughs of a tree.
Boeing’s website shows a list price of about $200 million for a brand new 767-300ER, but jets can come for much less than that when bough on the secondary market.
One time, the Americans were in a house camouflaged by tree boughs while a U.S. helicopter hovered overhead.
Trim an evergreen and dress the boughs down the center of the table.
The white pines are huge with much of their boughs high up leaving a skeleton of a trunk and branches underneath.
The giant block of granite quarried from Maine exerts its own gravitational pull, dominating the landscape even as it is partly shrouded by maple boughs.
Remove any boughs or branches that don't look their best from your holiday décor, but otherwise keep things merry.
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Origin and Etymology of bough
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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