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bosky

[bos-kee]
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adjective, bosk·i·er, bosk·i·est.
  1. covered with bushes, shrubs, and small trees; woody.
  2. shady.
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Origin of bosky

First recorded in 1585–95; bosk + -y1
Related formsbosk·i·ness, noun
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Related Words

shadowyshadedleafycloudyduskyshelteredscreenedgrassylushrawtenderfreshverdantdimcoolshadowedmaturingsuppleunripejuvenile

Examples from the Web for bosky

Historical Examples

  • From twelve until seven-thirty he was free to range the bosky highways of Chicago.

    Gigolo

    Edna Ferber

  • "Bosky" probably had the greatest reputation of all as a learned man and writer.

    My Life

    Josiah Flynt

  • She is looking down a bosky alle in the direction taken by the hunt.

  • It was now Uncle Timothy's and Mr. Bosky's turn to be posed!

  • But Mr. Bosky's beginning must stand at the head of our next chapter.


British Dictionary definitions for bosky

bosky

adjective boskier or boskiest
  1. literary containing or consisting of bushes or thicketsa bosky wood
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