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Meaning of BOUGHT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Bought\, n. [Cf. Dan. bugt bend, turning, Icel. bug?a.
    Cf. {Bight}, {Bout}, and see {Bow} to bend.]
    1. A flexure; a bend; a twist; a turn; a coil, as in a rope;
       as the boughts of a serpent. [Obs.] --Spenser.
    
             The boughts of the fore legs.         --Sir T.
                                                   Browne.
    
    2. The part of a sling that contains the stone. [Obs.]
    
    
  2. \Bought\,
    imp. & p. p. of {Buy}.
    
    
  3. \Bought\, p. a.
    Purchased; bribed.
    
    
 

 

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