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(ˈbɒskɪt) or


(Forestry) a clump of small trees or bushes; thicket
[C18: from French bosquet, from Italian boschetto, from bosco wood, forest; see bush1]
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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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In 1978, the New York State Legislature rushed to pass the Juvenile Offender Act after a 15-year-old boy named Willie Bosket robbed and killed two laborers on successive weekend nights and bragged upon his capture, "You can't do anything to me, I'm only 15." New York, which already tried all 16-year olds charged with a crime in its criminal court, now required the automatic transfer of 13, 14- and 15-year-olds to criminal court for 17 different felony crimes from murder to burglary.
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