boughten

boughten
Something that was bought (ie, past tense of bought).

That item was boughten for you to use now, or having boughten it, you don't have to buy it again.


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  • Boughten — Bought en, a. Purchased; not obtained or produced at home. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boughten — irregular pp. of BUY (Cf. buy); as an adjective from 1793, especially in colloquial U.S. usage, of clothing and other items, opposed to made …   Etymology dictionary

  • boughten — [bôt′ n] adj. Dial. bought at a store and not homemade …   English World dictionary

  • boughten — Something that was bought (ie, past tense of bought). That item was boughten for you to use now, or having boughten it, you don t have to buy it again …   Dictionary of american slang

  • boughten — adjective Etymology: bought + en (as in forgotten) Date: 1738 chiefly dialect bought < the only boughten carpet in the region H. W. Thompson > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • boughten — adjective /ˈbɔːtən/ Characterized as having been purchased or bought versus handmade. Is that a boughten chair? …   Wiktionary

  • boughten store-bought — factory made factory made adj. made in a factory. Contrasted with {homemade}. [Narrower terms: {boughten, store bought ; {mass produced ] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boughten — /bawt n/, adj. Northern and North Midland U.S. Nonstandard. store bought. [1785 95; BOUGHT + EN3] * * * …   Universalium

  • boughten — [ bɔ:t(ə)n] archaic past participle of buy. adjective dialect, chiefly N. Amer. bought rather than home made …   English new terms dictionary

  • boughten — bought·en …   English syllables

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