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.
bosk (plural bosks)
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.