The definition of a bough is the branch of a tree.(noun)
An example of bough is the branch of a cherry tree.
See bough in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE bog, shoulder or arm, hence twig or branch < IE *bhāgus, elbow and forearm > bow
See bough in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English bōh; see bhāghu- in Indo-European roots.
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