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boughed

[ boud ]
/ baʊd /
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adjective

having a bough or boughs (usually used in combination): golden-boughed elms.
covered or shaded with boughs: a boughed retreat in the woods.

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Origin of boughed

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at bough, -ed3
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Example sentences from the Web for boughed

  • Winter was a black-boughed multiplication of the hilly vistas.

    Mountain|Clement Wood
  • When he found himself in the churchyard, passing under the black-boughed yews with Barbara, he broke the silence.

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