Definition of bourgeon:
hit, buck, pip, flash, fool, germinate, swarm, snap, pullulate, blast, spud, dart, film, burgeon forth, develop, shoot, dissipate, pour, tear, charge, scoot, dash, stream, fool away, sprout, frivol away, inject, fritter, teem, fritter away, stock, evolve, scud, take, shoot down, photograph.
- "The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian", John Dryden.
This was an island of surprises, and when, three days after this, Reginald, accompanied by Hall and Dickson, went over the mountains, they marvelled to find that the incessant downpour of rain had entirely washed the ashes from the valley, and that it was once more smiling green with bud and bourgeon.- "Annie o' the Banks o' Dee", Gordon Stables.