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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bout /ˈbaʊt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bout n.
 1. As much of an action as is performed at one time; a going and returning, as of workmen in reaping, mowing, etc.; a turn; a round.
 In notes with many a winding bout
 Of linked sweetness long drawn out.   --Milton.
    The prince . . . has taken me in his train, so that I am in no danger of starving for this bout.   --Goldsmith.
 2. A conflict; contest; attempt; trial; a set-to at anything; as, a fencing bout; a drinking bout.
    The gentleman will, for his honor's sake, have one bout with you; he can not by the duello avoid it.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (sports) a period of play during which one team is on the
           offensive [syn: turn, round]
      2: a boxing match; "the fight was on television last night"
         [syn: fight]
      3: an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on
         a bust that lasted three days" [syn: bust, tear, binge]