bosk osk, n. [See {Bosket}.] A thicket; a small wood. ``Through bosk and dell.'' --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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 — sb. == wood. RG. 547. Fr. bos, bosche …   Oldest English Words

  • 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

  • bosk — noun a small wooded area • Derivationally related forms: ↑bosky • Hypernyms: ↑forest, ↑wood, ↑woods …   Useful english dictionary

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