Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Ready; prepared; on the point of going or intending to go.
  • To prepare; make ready.
  • To make ready to go; go: as, to busk and boun, a common expression in old ballads.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Ready; prepared; destined; tending.
  • transitive verb To make or get ready.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete Ready, prepared.
  • verb To make or get ready; prepare.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Old Norse búinn, past participle of búa ("prepare").

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