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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.
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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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Emerging from a boskily pastoral setting, the building is a strong, almost graphic presence in the landscape.