Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A by-form of boscage.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of boscage.

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Examples

  • The last tactical innovation in the bocage was the invention of the "Culin hedgerow device."

    Steel Victory

  • We had advanced some half a mile; our casualties were 122,35 killed … As long as I live that word bocage will haunt me, with memories of ruined countryside, dust, orchards, sunken lanes and the silly little shoots that were all I could find for the guns.

    Overlord D-Day And The Battle for Normandy

  • We had advanced some half a mile; our casualties were 122,35 killed … As long as I live that word bocage will haunt me, with memories of ruined countryside, dust, orchards, sunken lanes and the silly little shoots that were all I could find for the guns.

    Overlord D-Day And The Battle for Normandy

  • We had advanced some half a mile; our casualties were 122,35 killed … As long as I live that word bocage will haunt me, with memories of ruined countryside, dust, orchards, sunken lanes and the silly little shoots that were all I could find for the guns.

    Overlord D-Day And The Battle for Normandy

  • We had advanced some half a mile; our casualties were 122,35 killed … As long as I live that word bocage will haunt me, with memories of ruined countryside, dust, orchards, sunken lanes and the silly little shoots that were all I could find for the guns.

    Overlord D-Day And The Battle for Normandy

  • The bocage is a classic enclosed landscape, consisting of a mosaic of plots that are surrounded by stonewalls or hedges.

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  • By his reckoning, Mr Brown has led us through the Normandy bocage, but the Ardennes and the Rhine lie ahead.

    Brown's Churchillian delusion

  • By his reckoning, Mr Brown has led us through the Normandy bocage, but the Ardennes and the Rhine lie ahead.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • Panzergrenadiers - late war 1500 pts FFA on a 6x4 bocage table

    A Visit to Grigseys 01/05/08

  • Panzergrenadiers - late war 1500 pts FFA on a 6x4 bocage table

    Archive 2008-05-01

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  • "As the noise of the helicopter's engine faded out on the roof above them, Riggs and Macready bent down and inspected the crude catamaran hidden behind a screen of bocage under the balcony."

    The Drowned World by J.G. Ballard, p 73 of the 50th anniversary edition

    September 3, 2012