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  • n. boscage
  • n. The state or quality of being bosky.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Boscage; also, the state or quality of being bosky.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being bosky, or covered with thickets.


bosky +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)


  • The combination of these two exquisite perfumes seemed to make the boskiness more bosky.


  • Now, there is a quality in boskiness not inappropriate to romantic thoughts.


  • On the Garden-side it is bordered by a shadowy, secluded grove, with winding paths among its boskiness, affording many a peep at the river's imperceptible lapse and tranquil gleam; and on the opposite shore stands the priory-church, with its churchyard full of shrubbery and tombstones.

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