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Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Definitions for boscage

  1. A mass of trees or shrubs.

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Citations for boscage
In places the park and the site itself were edged right up to its rubble and boscage by the rear of buildings... China Miéville, The City & the City
Plunging along a narrow path thick-set on each side with leafy boscage, Paul caught sight of the two retreating figures a few yards only in front of him. John R. Carling, The Shadow of the Czar
Origin of boscage
Boscage comes from the Middle French word boscage, from the roots bosk meaning “a small wood or thicket” and -age, a suffix that denotes a general noun, like voyage and courage.