boughless oughless adj. 1. having no limbs. Opposite of {limbed}.

Syn: limbless. [WordNet 1.5]

2. lacking a bough or boughs. Opposite of {boughed}. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • boughless — bough·less …   English syllables

  • boughless — adjective having no boughs (of trees) • Similar to: ↑limbless * * * adjective : being without a bough …   Useful english dictionary

  • bough — boughless, adj. /bow/, n. a branch of a tree, esp. one of the larger or main branches. [bef. 1000; ME bogh, OE bog, boh shoulder, bough; c. ON bogr, D boeg, G Bug, Gk pêchys, Skt bahu] Syn. 1. See branch. * * * …   Universalium

  • bough — /baʊ / (say bow) noun 1. a branch of a tree, especially one of the larger of the main branches. 2. Archaic the gallows. {Middle English; Old English bōg, bōh shoulder, bough} –boughless, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • limbless — adjective having no limbs a snake is a limbless reptile • Ant: ↑limbed • Similar to: ↑boughless …   Useful english dictionary

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