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Bounty vs. Booty

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Bountynoun

(uncountable) Generosity; also (countable) an act of generosity.

Bootynoun

(nautical) A form of prize which, when a ship was captured at sea, could be distributed at once.

Bountynoun

(countable) Something given liberally; a gift.

Bootynoun

Plunder taken from an enemy in time of war, or seized by piracy.

Bountynoun

(countable) A reward for some specific act, especially one given by an authority or a government.

Bootynoun

(figuratively) Something that has been stolen or illegally obtained from elsewhere.

‘After returning from their Halloween trick-or-treating, the kids settled down to enjoy their booty of candies.’;

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Bountynoun

(specifically) A monetary reward for capturing (or, in the past, killing) a person accused or convicted of a crime and who is at large; also, a similar reward for capturing or killing an animal which is dangerous or causing a nuisance.

Bootynoun

(slang) The buttocks.

‘You got a big ol' booty.’;

Bountynoun

Money paid to a person when becoming a member of the armed forces, or as a reward for some service therein.

Bootynoun

A person considered as sexual partner or sex object.

Bountynoun

An abundance or wealth.

Bootynoun

sexual intercourse.

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Bountynoun

Goodness, kindness; virtue; worth.

‘Nature set in her at once beauty with bounty.’;

Bootynoun

the vulva and vagina.

Bountynoun

Liberality in bestowing gifts or favors; gracious or liberal giving; generosity; munificence.

‘My bounty is as boundless as the sea.’;

Bootynoun

That which is seized by violence or obtained by robbery, especially collective spoil taken in war; plunder; pillage.

Bountynoun

That which is given generously or liberally.

Bootynoun

goods or money obtained illegally

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Bountynoun

A premium offered or given to induce men to enlist into the public service; or to encourage any branch of industry, as husbandry or manufactures.

Bountynoun

payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military

Bountynoun

the property of copious abundance

Bountynoun

generosity evidenced by a willingness to give freely

Bountynoun

a ship of the British navy; in 1789 part of the crew mutineed against their commander William Bligh and set him afloat in an open boat

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