Definition of Bouge

1. v. i. To swell out.



2. v. t. To stave in; to bilge.

3. n. Bouche (see Bouche, 2); food and drink; provisions.

Definition of Bouge

1. to budge [v BOUGED, BOUGING, BOUGES] - See also: budge

Medical Definition of Bouge

1. Bouche (see Bouche, 2); food and drink; provisions. " [They] made room for a bombardman that brought bouge for a country lady or two, that fainted . . . With fasting." (B. Jonson). Origin: F. Bouche mouth, victuals. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bouge

bouffage
bouffages
bouffant
bouffant cap
bouffant caps
bouffants
bouffanty
bouffe
bouffes
bougainvilia
bougainvilias
bougainvillaea
bougainvillaeas
bougainvillea
bougainvilleas
bouge (current term)
bouged
bouges
bouget
bougets
bough
boughed
boughless
boughpot
boughpots
boughs
bought
bought off
bought the farm
bought time

Literary usage of Bouge

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1. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"(sv Budge (1)). bouge, to ' bilge', to stave in a ship's side ; intr., to suffer fracture, as a ship. ' My barke was boug'd', Mirror for Mag., Carassus, st. ..."

2. The Literature of Egypt and the Soudan from the Earliest Times to the Year by Ibrahim-Hilmy (1888)
"Annales des Voyages, xxii., 1813, p. 309. Voyage sur la Mer bouge, et dans l'Arabie. See BURCKHARDT (JL). ..."

3. The Greek Christian Poets and the English Poets by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1863)
"The answer is this opening to his poem of the ' bouge of Court/ and the impression inevitable, of the serious sense of beauty and harmony to which it gives ..."

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