bosk

[bosk]

noun

a small wood or thicket, especially of bushes.

Nearby words

  1. boschvark,
  2. bose,
  3. bose-einstein condensate,
  4. bose-einstein statistics,
  5. bosh,
  6. boskage,
  7. bosker,
  8. bosket,
  9. boskop,
  10. boskop man

Origin of bosk

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

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British Dictionary definitions for bosk

bosk

noun

literary a small wood of bushes and small trees

Word Origin for bosk

C13: variant of busk bush 1

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