Half a dozen straight-back chairs, also "boughten," were disposed stiffly against the walls.
"I could of boughten some candies," complained Microby Dandeline.
Two "boughten" rocking-chairs of painted wood confronted each other primly from opposite ends of the rug.
And still more often as an adjective, as in "it was a boughten dress."
I had a "boughten" shirt also, two boxes of paper cuffs, and two new ties, a black one for every day and a white one for Sunday.
I'll know better next hitch, for boughten wit is the best in a general way.
They was boughten socks from Mrs. Carslake's shop of all sorts.
Home-made toys have a greater value than boughten ones because there is as much fun making them as playing with them.
"Abuse and slander from that boughten sheet, the Alta--yes," retorted Sinton.
What do they use for yellow dye on the Porcupine quills—I mean before the boughten dyes came?
irregular past participle of buy; as an adjective from 1793, especially in colloquial U.S. usage, of clothing and other items, opposed to "made."
BOUGHTEN. Which is bought. This is a common word in the interior of New England and New York. It is applied to articles purchased from the shops, to distinguish them from similar articles of home manufacture. [Bartlett, "Dictionary of Americanisms," 1848]