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bough

bough

 
 
pronunciation:
baU
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part of speech: noun
definition: a branch of a tree, esp. a main branch.
When I was little, there was a swing hanging from that bough of the tree.
synonyms:
limb
similar words:
branch, spray, stem
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The words bough, bow1 (bend at the waist), and bow3 (part of a ship) all sound alike but have different meanings.
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