boughten

adjective
bought·​en | \ ˈbȯ-tᵊn How to pronounce boughten (audio) \

Definition of boughten

chiefly dialectal
: bought the only boughten carpet in the region— H. W. Thompson

First Known Use of boughten

1738, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for boughten

bought + -en (as in forgotten)

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“Boughten.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boughten. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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