Examples from the Web for bout
Regardless of how one wrestles with Noam Chomsky, one does always wrestle, leaving the bout much smarter and stronger.
Omran managed to finish high school despite his bout with cancer and two wars in three years.
A bout with a life-threatening—though not life-ending—illness is always good awards bait.'SNL' Star Kate McKinnon's Big, 'Awesome,' Emmy-Nominated Year|Kevin Fallon|August 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And this was before his infamous “We’re talking ‘bout practice?”
Lincoln would endure bout after bout of the hypos, until a permanent sadness settled onto his sallow face.Making Lincoln Sexy: Jerome Charyn’s Fictional President|Tom LeClair|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I heard 'em talkin' 'bout freedom an' de war but I didn't know or care nothin' 'bout it.
The overseer knowed all 'bout it but he et as much as anybody else and kept his mouth shut.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration
I didn't want to do it, 'count o' Ma, partly; but we kep' worryin' an' worryin' 'bout ye.The Bacillus of Beauty|Harriet Stark
After this bout she was glad to rest a day or two, but in another week was ready for the Woman Suffrage Festival.Julia Ward Howe|Laura E. Richards
I talks to my captain 'bout Massa Frank and wants to go to see him.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves.|Work Projects Administration
British Dictionary definitions for bout
- a period of time spent doing something, such as drinking
- a period of illness