Bourgeon

Bour"geon

(), v. i. [OE. burjoun a bud, burjounen to bud, F. bourgeon a bud, bourgeonner to bud; cf. OHG. burjan to raise.] To sprout; to put forth buds; to shoot forth, as a branch.
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Gayly to bourgeon and broadly to grow.
Sir W. Scott.
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Bou"ri

(), n. [Native name.] (Zol.) A mullet (Mugil capito) found in the rivers of Southern Europe and in Africa.
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Bourne

} (), n. [OE. burne, borne, AS. burna; akin to OS. brunno spring, G. born, brunnen, OHG. prunno, Goth. brunna, Icel. brunnr, and perh. to Gr. . The root is prob. that of burn, v., because the source of a stream seems to issue forth bubbling and boiling from the earth. Cf. Torrent, and see Burn, v.] A stream or rivulet; a burn.
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My little boat can safely pass this perilous bourn.
Spenser.
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Bourne

} (), n. [F. borne. See Bound a limit.] A bound; a boundary; a limit. Hence: Point aimed at; goal.
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Where the land slopes to its watery bourn.
Cowper.
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The undiscovered country, from whose bourn
No traveler returns.
Shak.
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Sole bourn, sole wish, sole object of my song.
Wordsworth.
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To make the doctrine . . . their intellectual bourne.
Tyndall.
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