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adj. bosk·i·er, bosk·i·est
1. Having an abundance of bushes, shrubs, or trees: "a bosky park leading to a modest yet majestic plaza" (Jack Beatty).
2. Of or relating to woods.

[From Middle English bosk, bush, from Medieval Latin bosca, of Germanic origin.]

bosk′i·ness n.


adj, boskier or boskiest
(Botany) literary containing or consisting of bushes or thickets: a bosky wood.


(ˈbɒs ki)

adj. bosk•i•er, bosk•i•est.
1. covered with bushes and small trees; woody.
2. shady.
bosk′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bosky - covered with or consisting of bushes or thickets; "brushy undergrowth"; "`bosky' is a literary term"; "a bosky park leading to a modest yet majestic plaza"- Jack Beatty
wooded - covered with growing trees and bushes etc; "wooded land"; "a heavily wooded tract"
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They were nearly all whalemen; chief mates, and second mates, and third mates, and sea carpenters, and sea coopers, and sea blacksmiths, and harpooneers, and ship keepers; a brown and brawny company, with bosky beards; an unshorn, shaggy set, all wearing monkey jackets for morning gowns.
All the air was laden with the bitter fragrance of the May, and all the bosky shades of the woodlands beyond rang with the sweet song of birds--the throstle cock, the cuckoo, and the wood pigeon-- and with the song of birds mingled the cool sound of the gurgling brook that leaped out of the forest shades, and ran fretting amid its rough, gray stones across the sunlit open glade before the trysting tree.
They could already catch glimpses of the huntsmen at the issue of the wood, the feathers of the outriders passing like shooting stars across the clearings, and the white horses skirting the bosky thickets looking like illuminated apparitions.
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Turned out it was a good call, as two years later the overweight, underconfident, bullied Bosky had turned into a gorgeous, confident woman who had lost 85kg.
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Bosky Optics - A designer and manufacturer of premium eyewear products using natural, renewable materials, which already is selling a line of wooden sunglasses and bioplastic goggles.
Out on what were the squelchy red muds, bluebell woods, beech-clad hillocks and bosky blackberry hedgerows of the ancient parish of Llanederyn, prices have collapsed and nothing sells.
Spanning from Montreal to Athens, Bosky is partnering with 13 artists on 5 different continents to produce a line of wood sunglasses engraved with graphic designs.
The marble busts, on their pedestals, seem to enjoy the bosky shade.