EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English bosk, likely from Anglo-Latin bosca (firewood), from Late Latin busca, buscus or boscus from Germanic *busk (liken Old High German busk) or Old English busc (attested only in place names). Liken Italian bosco, Spanish and Portuguese bosque, French bois, Dalmatian buasc, Occitan boscs.

NounEdit

bosk (plural bosks)

  1. A thicket; a small wood.
    • Sir Walter Scott
      Through bosk and dell.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


AlbanianEdit

NounEdit

bosk m

  1. hornless goat
SynonymsEdit

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian bosk, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz. Cognate with English bush, Dutch bos, German Busch, Danish busk.

NounEdit

bosk n (plural bosken)

  1. forest
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