An assault (a fencing encounter) at which the score is kept
An attack (of an illness, etc) - "a bout of flu"
A bulge or widening in a musical instrument, such as either of the two characteristic bulges of a guitar
An instance of something lasting a short period - "a bout of fighting"
about - "they're talking bout you!"
The going and returning of a plough, or other implement used to mark the ground and create a headland, across a field - "The last two rounds must be ploughed shallower, and on the last bout the strip left should be one furrow width for a two-furrow plough, two for a three-furrow, and so on."
a turn; a round
As much of an action as is performed at one time; a going and returning, as of workmen in reaping, mowing, etc
A conflict; contest; attempt; trial; a set-to at anything; as, a fencing bout; a drinking bout
session; fit of illness or drinking; athletic match isim
A contest in its entirety between two fencers
(sports) a period of play during which one team is on the offensive
a boxing match; "the fight was on television last night"
A bout is a boxing or wrestling match. This will be his eighth title bout in 19 months
A bout of something that is unpleasant is a short time during which it occurs a great deal. The latest bout of violence has claimed twenty four lives A half-hour daily walk can be more beneficial than one hard bout of exercise a week. = spell
If you have a bout of an illness or of an unpleasant feeling, you have it for a short period. He was recovering from a severe bout of flu I was suffering with a bout of nerves
an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days"
One wound group of warp threads, tied together, which contains up to 6" of warp width
Body of the guitar
An assault at which the score is kept
Fencing when score is kept for an end (i e to 5 or 10 or 15 points, etc )
A fencing fight for a specific number of hits, usually five touches in six minutes
An assault in which the score is kept [ Return to Top ]