They used to go on a lot of drinking bouts during their college years.
Mary does occasional bouts of strenuous exercise.
Last week we had a bout of thunderstorms.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 4
NOTE: always implies an ailment of a subject.
She had a severe bout of flu last winter.
He's already had two bouts of prostate cancer.
Is her mother still having bouts of dizzy spells?
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
His dream was to have a bout with the heavy-weight champion of the world.
We watched some wrestling bouts on television.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3
A violin has an hourglass shape formed by an upper bout and a lower bout.
It's a large guitar with a 16-inch lower bout.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2
Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)