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bought

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Ideas lose themselves as quickly as quail, and one must wing them the minute they rise out of the grass, or they are gone.
Thomas F. Kennedy
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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

See buy

Verb

bought

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of buy.
    She bought an expensive bag last week.
    People have bought gas masks.
    Our products can be bought at your local store.
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Etymology 2

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Alternative forms

Noun

Singular
bought

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  1. (obsolete) A fold, flexure, knot, bend, twist, turn or coil (as in a rope), (as the boughts of a serpent).
  2. (obsolete) The part of a sling that contains the stone.

References

bought” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
The Oxford English Dictionary.

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