boughten

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adjective bought·en \ˈbȯ-tən\

Definition of boughten

chiefly dialectal

  1. :  bought <the only boughten carpet in the region — H. W. Thompson>

Origin and Etymology of boughten

bought + -en (as in forgotten)


First Known Use: 1738

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