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Origin of bough
synonym study for bough
OTHER WORDS FROM boughboughless, adjectiveun·der·bough, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH boughbough , bow
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Example sentences from the Web for bough
There are many different ways to make snowshoes, and the crudest and quickest method is to strap a bundle of evergreen boughs underneath each foot—though it’s a cumbersome task that does little to improve traction.How to build snowshoes on the fly—and 4 other tips for surviving deep snow|By Tim MacWelch/Outdoor Life|January 5, 2021|Popular Science
Since a fire would melt the snow covered boughs overhead, your best bet for warmth is packing the well with insulating materials.
In the event the snow won’t hold together to build solid building blocks or you are caught without tools, you can still dig out a trench and cover it with a flat roof of poles, tree boughs, and an insulating layer of snow.
Add a bough bedWhile this is not a shelter by itself, a thick bough bed makes an outstanding addition to any type of shelter large enough to accommodate it.
The sweet girl, swaying back and forth like a bird on a bough, looked more like a happy thought than a physical reality.Great Opera Stories|Millicent Schwab Bender
This time I listened and heard nothing—not even the recoil of a bough.The War Trail|Mayne Reid
He kissed the bough, and said: "Nut-tree bough, nut-tree bough, tell me the way to go!"Wood Magic|Richard Jefferies
One of the joys of a bough bed is seeing somebody else build it.Tenting To-night|Mary Roberts Rinehart
He had only the berries for food, when, one morning, he saw a wood-pigeon sitting on a bough.The Crimson Fairy Book|Various