Boughs



a branch of a tree, especially one of the larger or main branches.
Contemporary Examples

A Field General in the War on Christmas David Freedlander December 23, 2014

Historical Examples

Tales of Fantasy and Fact Brander Matthews
Bride of the Mistletoe James Lane Allen
Health and Education Charles Kingsley
Bride of the Mistletoe James Lane Allen
With Axe and Rifle W.H.G. Kingston
The Law-Breakers Ridgwell Cullum
The Pilgrim’s Progress in Words of One Syllable Mary Godolphin
Modern Painters Volume I (of V) John Ruskin
Phyllis Dorothy Whitehill

noun
any of the main branches of a tree
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