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bouge

See also: bougé

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alteration of bouche.

NounEdit

bouge (uncountable)

  1. (now historical) The right to rations at court, granted to the king's household, attendants etc.
    • 2011, Thomas Penn, Winter King, Penguin 2012, p, 29:
      Officials carrying lists of servants receiving ‘bouge of court’ – wages and board – carried out identity checks [...].

Etymology 2Edit

Variant of bulge.

VerbEdit

bouge (third-person singular simple present bouges, present participle bouging, simple past and past participle bouged)

  1. To swell out.
  2. To bilge.
    • Hakluyt
      Their ship bouged.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin bulga (leather bag).

NounEdit

bouge m (plural bouges)

  1. hovel; dive
  2. bulge, protuberance
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Etymology 2Edit

Inflected forms.

VerbEdit

bouge

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bouger
  2. third-person singular present indicative of bouger
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of bouger
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of bouger
  5. second-person singular imperative of bouger

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Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

bouge m (oblique plural bouges, nominative singular bouges, nominative plural bouge)

  1. sack; purse; small bag

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