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Noun: bout  bawt
  1. (sport) a division of a game during which one team is on the offensive
    - turn, round
  2. A period of illness
    "a bout of fever"; "a bout of depression"
  3. A contest or fight (especially between boxers or wrestlers)
  4. An occasion for excessive eating or drinking
    "they went on a bout that lasted three days";
    - bust [informal], tear [US, informal], binge [informal]
  5. An instance of something lasting a short period

Derived forms: bouts

Type of: competition, contest, division, part, period, period of time, revel, revelry, section, time period, time span

Part of: period of play, play, playing period

Encyclopedia: Bout