, sb. == wood. RG. 547. Fr. bos, bosche

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  • bosk|y — «BOS kee», adjective, bosk|i|er, bosk|i|est. 1. having a growth of small trees and bushes; wooded. 2. shady. –bosk´i|ness …   Useful english dictionary

  • bosk — osk, n. [See {Bosket}.] A thicket; a small wood. Through bosk and dell. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bosk — bosk; em·bosk; …   English syllables

  • böşk — eləməx’: (Şahbuz) yalan danışmaq. – Özünnən də:n adama deyrix’ böşk eləmə …   Azərbaycan dilinin dialektoloji lüğəti

  • bosk — [bäs′kijbäsk] n. [ME bosk, boske,BUSH1] a small wooded place; grove; thicket: also boskage [bäs′kij] …   English World dictionary

  • bosk — /bosk/, n. a small wood or thicket, esp. of bushes. [1250 1300; ME boske, var. of busk(e) < ON buskr BUSH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bosk — or bosque noun Etymology: probably back formation from bosky Date: 1814 a small wooded area …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bosk — n. small stand of trees (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bosk — n. Thicket, grove, bushes …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bosk — [[t]bɒsk[/t]] n. a small wood or thicket, esp. of bushes • Etymology: 1250–1300; ME boske, var. of busk(e) < ON buskr bush I …   From formal English to slang

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