a sum paid for killing or capturing a person or animal
there was an increased bounty on his head
a sum paid by the state to encourage trade
bounties were paid to colonial producers of indigo dye
something given or occurring in generous amounts
the bounties of nature
a ship of the British navy on which in 1789 part of the crew, led by Fletcher Christian, mutinied against their commander, William Bligh, and set him adrift in an open boat with eighteen crewmen.