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bough †shoulder; †(Sc.) limb; limb of a tree. OE. bōg, bōh = MLG. bōch, būch (LG. boog), MDu. boech (Du. boeg), shoulders, bows of a ship, OHG. buog (G. bug), ON. bógr shoulder :- Gmc. *bōʒuz :- IE. *bhāghús, repr. also by Gr. pâkhus, pêkhus fore-arm, Skr. bāṅú- arm, etc.

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bough / bou/ • n. a main branch of a tree: apple boughs laden with blossom.