bosk

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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.

Noun[edit]

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Albanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bosk m

  1. hornless goat
Synonyms[edit]

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bosk n (plural bosken)

  1. forest