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- n. Plural form of bosk.
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From dawn to midnight, as from midnight to dawn, one who would be alone with nature might count upon the security of these bosks and dells.
Yonder, huge Pomeranians, with bosks of beard stiffened out square from the chin, hurtled mountainous among the peaceable inhabitants.
Great bosks of ferns grew beside, and here and there a bush burning with autumn color.
It was a spot on which Milton might have placed the lady in "Comus" -- a circle of the smoothest sward, ringed everywhere (except at one opening which left the glassy river in full view) with thick bosks of dark evergreens and shrubs of livelier verdure; oak and chest nut backing and overhanging all.
The enclosure was indeed little beyond that of a good-sized paddock; its boundaries were visible on every side: but swelling uplands covered with massy foliage sloped down to its wild, irregular turf soil, -- soil poor for pasturage, but pleasant to the eye; with dell and dingle, bosks of fantastic pollards; dotted oaks of vast growth; here and there a weird hollow thorn-tree; patches of fern and gorse.