adjective Northern and North Midland U.S. Nonstandard.
Examples from the Web for boughten
My first 'boughten' jacket was an olive green broadcloth,—a remnant which was bought cheap because it was a remnant.Charles Carleton Coffin|William Elliot Griffis, D. D.
For the wee little girl make a nice rag doll; it will please her quite as well as a boughten one, and certainly last much longer.
Laddie and I have only got boughten bow-arrows, and the arrows don't fly very good.Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's|Laura Lee Hope
It was evidently a "boughten" gift, then; the last had been a water pitcher, much needed in the household.The Blossoming Rod|Mary Stewart Cutting
"I could of boughten some candies," complained Microby Dandeline.The Gold Girl|James B. Hendryx
British Dictionary definitions for boughten
Word Origin and History for boughten
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]