bosomed

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bosom +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

bosomed (not comparable)

  1. Having a bosom (of a specified kind).
    • 1748, Thomas Gray, “Ode on the Spring,” lines 1-4,[1]
      Lo! where the rosy-bosomed Hours,
      Fair Venus’ train, appear,
      Disclose the long-expecting flowers,
      And wake the purple year!
    • 1871, George MacDonald, Organ Songs, “Longing,” in Works of Fancy and Imagination, London, Volume II, p. 230,[2]
      O all wide places, far from feverous towns!
      Great shining seas! pine forests! mountains wild!
      Rock-bosomed shores! rough heaths! and sheep-cropt downs!
    • 1922, Emily Post, Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics and at Home, Chapter 12, “The Well-Appointed House,”[3]
      For luncheon or earlier, if [the butler] is on duty at the door, he wears black trousers, with gray stripes, a double-breasted, high-cut, black waistcoat, and black swallowtail coat without satin on the reverse, a white stiff-bosomed shirt with standing collar, and a black four-in-hand tie.
    • 1959, Mervyn Peake, Titus Alone, London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, Chapter 15,
      At the back of the cars, one in each, and very upright, sat two dark, bejewelled, deep-bosomed women who had no eyes for the flying landscape but smiled at each other with unhealthy concentration.
    • 2009 April 12, Carol Kino, “A Confidence Highlighted in Rhinestones”, in New York Times[4]:
      The show focuses on three women, including the kittenish, outlandishly bosomed Keri, and Fran, a near-ringer for Mary Wilson of the Supremes .