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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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Jamie Bostron (Yardrock Junglist Foundation, Totally Dubwise Recordings, Electrikal), NoFace (Electrikal), Tez (Jungle Nation), Chris Recon-Upfront Clark, Pj Coyle (Drum Machine Glasgow), Blair Bosk and Beans BOSK Clubnight, Dominic Petrie (Xplicit),Twob (BassTonik), Rize, Pharo & Tuscan Whale (Frogbeats), Peter Rabbit (C4 Soundsystem), Samurai Breaks (Eden Festival), Case One (Booty Shake Records) Phonograph (Future Funk Music) are playing alongside the residents JMD, Anikonik, Mrs Magoo and Al The Kemist, and hosted by MC's Bass Monkey, Conscious Route, Nick Hamilz and AC DOG (MC AC), This runs 2pm to 2am at Mains Castle in Dundee on Saturday.
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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.
In the tradition of Emma Goldman's and Alexander Berkman's anarchist monthly Mother Earth, the magazine New Settler Interview has for more than 15 years published conversations with people who are proud to be labeled "counter-cultural." 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, $22.95).
For example, Ovason explains, Nostradamus might have conjured the Middle English word boskian, from bosk, the word for "bush." Thus, if the seer could have imagined Bush's ascendancy to the presidency through the convoluted process in Florida, he might have described a "slow Boskian route"--or in French, La lente route Boskien.