Bough

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Tree ImageryPlay
Often used to describe scenes in nature and evoke picturesque visuals. SlidePoets frequently write about birds nesting on the boughs.
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Not for Small BranchesPlay
Refers specifically to larger, sturdy branches rather than twigs or small offshoots. SlideThe child eagerly reached for the swing tied to the sturdy bough.
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Physical SupportPlay
Implies the strength of a branch capable of supporting weight. SlideWe hung the treehouse from the strongest bough we could find.