Definition of Boughless

1. Adjective. Having no boughs (of trees).

Similar to: Limbless



Definition of Boughless

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boughless

bouffe
bouffes
bougainvilia
bougainvilias
bougainvillaea
bougainvillaeas
bougainvillea
bougainvilleas
bouge
bouged
bouges
bouget
bougets
bough
boughed
boughless (current term)
boughpot
boughpots
boughs
bought
bought off
bought the farm
bought time
bought up
boughten
boughts
boughty
bougie
bougie a boule
bougienage

Literary usage of Boughless

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1. New Voices: An Introduction to Contemporary Poetry by Marguerite Ogden Bigelow Wilkinson (1922)
"... anciently from me, The woman; now This wassail drift on boughless shore; Once lyre-veined leading thee To swinging doors Out of the coiling dark. ..."

2. The Christian Examiner (1854)
"A singular tree, called the grass-tree, appears like a boughless stump, but bearing at its extreme topmost point a tuft resembling long grass. ..."

3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Francis Wall Oliver (1902)
"It has already been stated that the climbing roots are light - avoiding, and that their growing points are directed towards the rocky faces and boughless ..."

4. Music and Bad Manners by Carl van Vechten (1916)
"... for the first scene of Parsifal discloses a group of boughless, straight-stemmed pines, towering to heaven like the cathedral group at Vallombrosa. ..."

5. A Voyage Round the World, and Visits to Various Foreign Countries, in the by Fitch Waterman Taylor (1848)
"The cocoa-nut tree is the first that attracts the eye; its stem rising boughless, high up, and terminating with long branching leaves, which curve over ..."

6. Suffolk Words and Phrases: Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms by Edward Moor (1823)
"... of bees in that curious effort of domestic economy : for both words are applied (though one sees not why) to the operation of climbing a boughless tree, ..."

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