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  1. a small wood or thicket, especially of bushes.
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Origin of bosk

1250–1300; Middle English boske, variant of busk(e) < Old Norse buskr bush1
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Related Words for bosk

underbrush, clump, grove, woodland, wood, growth, forest, thicket, copse, underwood, bosk, firth, coppice, brushwood, shrubbery, covert, bush, woods, brake, brush

British Dictionary definitions for bosk


  1. literary a small wood of bushes and small trees
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Word Origin for bosk

C13: variant of busk bush 1
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