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  • n. Plural form of bosom.


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  • Not that she used the word bosoms, but the thought was there.

    City of Ashes

  • Nothing helped more than this picture to rouse in English bosoms an intense horror of the trade, and a burning sympathy with Livingstone and his friends.

    The Personal Life Of David Livingstone

  • Within their bosoms is implanted of God the love of it.

    God's Ways Unsearchable

  • She had a plaited-grass suing around her waist from which a small kil hung down in front, but her stern was completely exposed and her bosoms were the size and shape of ripe melons.

    When the Lion Feeds

  • At the good Brother's word bosoms heaved with remorse and deep-drawn sighs were heard.

    The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche 1909

  • It has happened in all ages that those who make the greatest sacrifices for the oppressed are often the least rewarded by human approbation, but they have the reward of peace in their own bosoms, which is far better.

    Memoirs of Samuel M. Janney,

  • But there was a spirit in their bosoms, which is more essential to soldiership than to wear red coats, and march in stately ranks to the sound of regular music.

    True Stories of History and Biography

  • The whole race of men have this passion in some degree implanted in their bosoms, which is the strongest and noblest incitation to honest attempts: but the base use of the arts of peace, eloquence, poetry, and all the parts of learning, have been possessed by souls so unworthy those faculties, that the names and appellations of things have been confounded by the labours and writings of prostituted men, who have stamped a reputation upon such actions as are in themselves the objects of contempt and disgrace.

    The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899

  • _yourself_ that you see in your children: their bosoms are the safe repository of even the whispers of your mind: they are the great and unspeakable delight of your youth, the pride of your prime of life, and the props of your old age.

    Advice to Young Men And (Incidentally) to Young Women in the Middle and Higher Ranks of Life. In a Series of Letters, Addressed to a Youth, a Bachelor, a Lover, a Husband, a Father, a Citizen, or a Subject.

  • Miss Twinkleton then said: Ladies, another revolving year had brought us round to that festive period at which the first feelings of our nature bounded in our-Miss Twinkleton was annually going to add "bosoms," but annually stopped on the brink of that expression, and substituted "hearts."

    The Mystery of Edwin Drood


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  • Good grief--WeirdNet doesn't get to the two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman until the 11th definition.

    September 12, 2009

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    September 12, 2009