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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.
Example sentences from the Web for bough
Deck your halls instead with boughs of holly, shouting “Merry Christmas” (or “Happy Hanukkah”) well into the night.
A light wind was blowing, and their clothes, hung on boughs, were beginning already to dry.The Border Watch|Joseph A. Altsheler
After collecting a handful of boughs, string them on a stick which you have previously prepared (Fig. 4).Shelters, Shacks and Shanties|D.C. Beard
Under a low hanging larch tree was a bed of boughs, and on it lay Francezka, sleeping.Francezka|Molly Elliot Seawell
Pheasants ran too, but noiselessly, and pigeons rose from the boughs above.Field and Hedgerow|Richard Jefferies
The man comes back, and is greeted with boughs and bays, with love and laurel.