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  • adjective having boughs (of trees)


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  • There, under the shade of a broad-boughed tamarack, she made herself comfortable and stared across the water.

    Moonheart De Lint, Charles, 1951- 1990

  • It showed a county road overhung with trees, heavily boughed and green.

    Greenmantle De Lint, Charles, 1951- 1985

  • Pale light, golden and flickering as the sun descended through the broad-boughed trees, touched the mossed rocks here and there, giving the gardenia soft-spectral quality.

    The Miko Lustbader, Eric 1984

  • There is one charming feature at Lorette, -- a winding, dashing cascade, which boils and creams down with splendid fury through a deep gorge fenced with pied and tumbled rocks, and overhung by gnarly-boughed cedars, pines, and birches.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 41, March, 1861 Various

  • Cecilia, you no the one aged 7, as a queen and Molly she was the subjeck boughed before her and sed, Your majesty to-day unto you a child is born, and Cecilia, I mean the queen sed, Bring it in, and

    Deer Godchild Marguerite Bernard

  • On a white steed, where black-boughed fir-trees keep

    Miscellany of Poetry 1919 Various 1931

  • Then Sahwah remembered that Oh-Pshaw had a favorite nook out in the woods where she went when she wanted to be alone, a wide-spreading, low-boughed chestnut tree in a dense, shady grove, away from the singing brook with its terrifying gurgle; into the branches she climbed and sat as in a great wide armchair, secure from interruption.

    The Camp Fire Girls Do Their Bit Or, over the Top with the Winnebagos 1924

  • Then they went hand in hand in the country that smells of apple-blossom and honey, looking on heavy-boughed trees and on dancing and beaming clouds.

    Irish Fairy Tales James Stephens 1916

  • Beyond the house a low-boughed orchard covered the slope between it and the main road, and behind it there was a revel of colour betokening a flower garden.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922 1908

  • It was fringed in all its length with slim young birches, white stemmed and lissom boughed; ferns and starflowers and wild lilies-of-the-valley and scarlet tufts of pigeonberries grew thickly along it; and always there was a delightful spiciness in the air and music of bird calls and the murmur and laugh of wood winds in the trees overhead.

    Anne of Green Gables 1908


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