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bosk

 (bŏsk)
n.
A small wooded area.

[Back-formation from bosky.]

bosk

(bɒsk)
n
literary a small wood of bushes and small trees
[C13: variant of busk bush1]

bosk

(bɒsk)

n.
a small wood or thicket, esp. of bushes.
[1250–1300; Middle English boske, variant of busk(e) < Old Norse buskr bush1]

Bosk, Bosquet, Bosket, Boscage

 a grove or plantation of shrubs or trees, 1737.
Examples: bosk of flowers, 1878; of holly, 1833; of laurel, 1833; of shrubs, 1737; of trees, 1737; of wildernesses, 1847.
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Noun1.bosk - a small wooded area
forest, woods, wood - the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
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But Polly is no stranger to the casual, spur-of-the-moment lie, and pretty much everything about Adam Bosk is based on a lie as well (actually, nearly everyone in this book plays fast and loose with the truth), so it is quite difficult for the reader to determine just who is playing whom, and it remains that way until about three pages from the twist ending.
Then Adam Bosk walks into the diner and the attraction is instantaneous.
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She was the staff organist at Bosk Funeral Home, Fitchburg, for over 40 years.
As I'm immersed in final revisions to our new Guidelines, it is somewhat unnerving to note that Bosk and Pronovost extend their cautions about "checklists" to "guidelines," too: neglect the human factors in the system, and your guidelines will stay on the shelf.
Charles Bosk, a sociologist also appointed to University of Pennsylvania's Center for Bioethics, brings to bear on a host of ethical concerns over 30 years' experience in medical ethnography, in a text both thought-provoking and engaging.
Fifteen of these conversations are bound together in a book edited by Beth Robinson Bosk and titled The New Settler Interviews: Boogie at the Brink (Chelsea Green, $22.
Bosk, a sociologist at the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Bioethics.
Arrayed around and wedged through it are a series of smaller, orthogonally shaped elements in effective counterpoint: a bridge to bring the visitor across a grassed moat to a duo of rectangular entrance courts, a long, thickened screen wall which doubles as an outdoor display, an entrance canopy initiating an architectural promenade through the exhibition, a long switchback ramp returning the visitor to the north-south axis of movement and a view to the lake and forest outside, an exterior exhibition and service shed focusing that view as well towards a gridded bosk of trees.
Hoffmaster, Bosk, Chambliss, and others have recognized the power of ethnography to uncover new moral issues worthy of bioethical attention.
The Institutionalization of Genetic Ethics: As in the case of several earlier major technical developments in medicine (Fox (1990), Bosk (1992), Machado (1998, 2001), among others), one sees the emergence of formal ethical regulation: institutionalized concepts, norms, committees and other institutional arrangements directed at regulating the introduction and systematic application of gene techniques.
Ray DeVries and Charles Bosk consider how best to manage another kind of oversight role--that taken by bioethicists who provide consultations to pharmaceutical companies.