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- n. A small grove or copse of trees, a thicket.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A grove; a thicket; shrubbery; an inclosure formed by branches of trees, regularly or irregularly disposed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A grove; a thicket or small plantation in a garden, park, etc., formed of trees, shrubs, or tall plants. Also written busket.
French bosquet, from Italian boschetto, diminutive of bosco ("wood"), from Late Latin busca, buscus or boscus from Germanic *busk (liken Old High German busk). (Wiktionary)
The horns were blown, and presently there came up from hill and hommoc, wood and bosket, rock and dingle, all around, an answering volley.