Examples of bough in a Sentence
a tree bough fell on my car during the windstorm
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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.
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.
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Origin and Etymology of bough
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of bough for English Language Learners
: a main branch of a tree
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