bough

suomi-englanti sanakirja

bough englannista suomeksi

  1. oksa

  1. Substantiivi

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bough englanniksi

  1. A tree-branch, usually a primary one directly attached to the trunk.

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  3. (RQ:Shakespeare Tempest)

  4. (RQ:King James Version)

  5. (RQ:Walton Compleat Angler)

  6. (RQ:Defoe Crusoe)

  7. (RQ:Keats Lamia)

  8. (RQ:Churchill Celebrity)

  9. (quote-book)|year=1913|pages=173–174|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=KDQzAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA174|oclc=766218|passage=The creature a Wagler's viper (''Tropidolaemus wagleri'') is arboreal and feeds on birds. This extremely agile prey it is able to capture with ease, because it has developed a prehensile tail whereby it is able to take a secure grip of a bough, leaving the rest of the body free to be instantly uncoiled as the fatal dart on the victim is made. The green colour of the young snake is a protective garment, enabling it to lie concealed among the smaller green boughs. Later, with increased bulk, older and therefore black boughs have to bear the weight of the body, against which a green body would be somewhat conspicuous, or would at any rate excite suspicion.

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  12. A gallows.

  13. (quote-book)|location=London|publisher=(...) Henrie Midleton for Rafe Newberie|year=1584|pages=26–27|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=jXZnAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA27|oclc=25316347|passage=It was vſed of auncient time in Gauelkind land, & hath receiued the allowance and iudgement of a good and lawfull cuſtome, that if the huſband be attainted and executed for a felonie by him committed, yet ſhall his wife for the ſolace of her loſſe and deſolation haue her dowrie of his land, and alſo the heire ſhall inherite the ſame according to that olde ſaying: The father to the bough, & the ſonne to the plough, (..)

  14. (RQ:Morris Earthly Paradise)