buxomly


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bux·om

 (bŭk′səm)
adj.
1.
a. Healthily plump and ample of figure: "A generation ago, fat babies were considered healthy and buxom actresses were popular, but society has since come to worship thinness" (Robert A. Hamilton).
b. Full-bosomed.
2. Archaic Lively; vivacious.
3. Obsolete Obedient; yielding; pliant.

[Middle English, obedient, from Old English *būhsum, from būgan, to bend, submit; see bheug- in Indo-European roots.]

bux′om·ly adv.
bux′om·ness n.
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Adv.1.buxomly - in a curvaceous way; "his date was curvaceously beguiling"
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If he'd written one it would have gone something like: "I noot wher she be womman or goddesse' But Venus is it, soothly as I gesse' The fairness of that lady that I see' Serving ale in buxomly chastitee.
If he'd written one it would have gone something like: "I noot wher she be womman or goddesse; But Venus is it, soothly as I gesse; The fairness of that lady that I see; Serving ale in buxomly chastitee.