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bough

 
 
pronunciation:
baU
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part of speech: noun
definition: a main branch of a tree.
There used to be a swing hanging from that bough of the tree.
synonyms:
limb
similar words:
branch, stem
Homophone Note
The words bough, bow1 (bend at the waist), and bow3 (part of a ship) all sound alike but have different meanings.
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