boughten

boughten

[bawt-n]
adjective Northern and North Midland U.S. Nonstandard.

Origin:
1785–95; bought + -en3

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boughten (ˈbɔːtən)
 
adj
a dialect word for bought

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boughten
irregular pp. of buy; as an adj. from 1793, esp. in colloquial U.S. usage, of clothing and other items, opposed to "made."
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