adjective see bough

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  • boughed — /bowd/, adj. 1. having a bough or boughs (usually used in combination): golden boughed elms. 2. covered or shaded with boughs: a boughed retreat in the woods. [1350 1400; ME; see BOUGH, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • boughed — adjective having boughs (of trees) • Similar to: ↑limbed …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • bough — noun Etymology: Middle English, shoulder, bough, from Old English bōg; akin to Old High German buog shoulder, Greek pēchys forearm Date: before 12th century a branch of a tree; especially a main branch • boughed adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • HMNZS Puriri (T02) — was a coastal cargo boat which was requisitioned by the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) and converted into a minesweeper. She was sunk by a German mine 25 days after she commissioned. Puriri was owned by the Anchor Shipping and Foundry Company. She …   Wikipedia

  • limbed — adjective having or as if having limbs, especially limbs of a specified kind (usually used in combination) strong limbed • Ant: ↑limbless • Similar to: ↑boughed, ↑flipper like, ↑heavy limbed, ↑sharp limbed …   Useful english dictionary

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