Definition of Bougies

1. Noun. (plural of bougie) ¹



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Definition of Bougies

1. bougie [n] - See also: bougie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bougies

boughless
boughpot
boughpots
boughs
bought
bought off
bought the farm
bought time
bought up
boughten
boughts
boughty
bougie
bougie a boule
bougienage
bougies (current term)
bouging
bouillabaisse
bouillabaisses
bouilli
bouillion
bouillis
bouillon
bouillon cube
bouillons
bouk
bouks
boul
boula
boulangerie

Literary usage of Bougies

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1. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1888)
"REMARKS ON THE USE OF WHALEBONE bougies IN THE TREATMENT ,OF URETHRAL I PROPOSE, ... In making my bougies I purchase the material from a dealer in New York. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Venereal Disease by John Hunter, Freeman Josiah Bumstead, Ph. Ricord (1859)
"most cases they have the advantages of conical bougies, without the inconvenience ... M. Leroy d'Etiolles has derived great advantage from twisted bougies, ..."

3. The Pathology and treatment of venereal diseases: Including the Results of by Freeman Josiah Bumstead (1868)
"bougies.— In all cases of gleet, the urethra should be carefully examined with a full-sized bougie or sound, in order to detect the presence of stricture; ..."

4. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1899)
"1898, I stated that I had been using for some time gelato-glycerine aural bougies, in which was incorporated various anodynes, for the relief of the early ..."

5. The Surgical Diseases of the Genito-urinary Organs by Edward Lawrence Keyes (1905)
"bougies are woven instruments covered with gum or varnish. ... When choosing olive- tipped bougies, preference should be given to such instruments as are ..."

6. The Surgical diseases of the genito-urinary organs including syphilis by Edward Lawrence Keyes (1889)
"FILIFORM OR HAIR-LIKE bougies are such as measure one millimetre or less in ... Whalebone filiform bougies have displaced all others at the present date. ..."

7. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1814)
"In Number XIV. of your Annals i/f Philosophy, a Correspondent expressed a wish to know how elastic gum bougies are made ; some friend in Number XVI. ..."

8. Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics by Thomas Thomson (1814)
"In Number XIV. of your Annals of Philosophy, a Correspondent expressed a wish to know how elastic gum bougies are made; some friend in Number XVI. ..."

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