[ US /ˈbɔtən/ ]
  1. purchased; not homemade
    a store-bought dress
    my boughten clothes
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How To Use boughten In A Sentence

  • I have been told that many of them wear patent complexions, "boughten" bangs, and pad out scrawny forms until they appear voluptuous Junos, and thereby deceive and ensnare, bedazzle and beguile the unsuspecting sons of men. The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 12
  • It was a large room, with a "boughten" ingrain carpet, stiff chairs, two great square ottomans, a big sofa, and some curious old paintings, besides a number of framed silhouettes of different members of the family. A Little Girl in Old Boston
  • One night, the gathering dissolved into great hilarity when we all decided to wear our newly "boughten" Kygryz felt hats en masse.
  • Way back when I was a lad, a woman would prefer to appear naked at such an occasion than to bring in "boughten" cookies. Inadequate ballot
  • Two "boughten" rocking-chairs of painted wood confronted each other primly from opposite ends of the rug. Southern Lights and Shadows
  • Half a dozen straight-back chairs, also "boughten," were disposed stiffly against the walls. Southern Lights and Shadows
  • To the eyes of the town girls who passed about among the exhibits, she was poorly dressed; but if they could have seen the clothes she had worn on that evening when Jim Irwin first called at their cabin and failed to give a whoop from the big road, they could perhaps have understood the sense of wellbeing and happiness in Calista's soul at the feeling of her whole clean underclothes, her neat, if cheap, dress, and the "boughten" cloak she wore -- and any of them, even without knowledge of this, might have understood Calista's joy at the knowledge that Newton Bronson's eyes were on her from his station by the big pillar, no matter how many town girls filed by. The Brown Mouse
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  • Those who have been lumbering may easily be known among the others, by sporting a flashy stock or waistcoat, and by being arrayed in "boughten" clothes, procured in town at a most expensive rate in lieu of their lumber. Sketches and Tales Illustrative of Life in the Backwoods of New Brunswick, North America
  • Everytime I sync songs to the card, I lose about a third of them when the media player imports them from the sd card … it is not an issue with licences for the music, it will load some "boughten" music and some "shared", but no pattern as to why it wont read all the songs synced to the memeory card … any ideas … anybody? Video: A look at the Samsung Instinct | Sync Blog
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