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  • n. Plural form of bosquet.

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Examples

  • They therefore were in little risk of interruption as they bore forth the dead body between them, and without much trouble disposed of it in the thickest part of one of the bosquets with which the garden was studded.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • Enter any one of the many bosquets dotting the landscape and you're soon surrounded by a swarm of fish.

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  • Our situation is charming, high enough to be wholesome, yet in a sheltered valley, an amphitheatre opening to the south-east or rainy quarter; the glorious trees, here scattered, there gathered in clumps and impenetrable bosquets, show the exuberant fertility of the soil.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • The evening light colored huge bosquets of petunias, which stood with their white or crimson faces looking westward, as if they were thinking creatures.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 01, No. 01, November, 1857 A Magazine of Literature, Art, and Politics

  • Dans ces lieux plus humides, la vegetation etoit plus active; on y remarquoit de beaux arbustes et quelques arbres plus gros, qui constituoient de petits bosquets tres-agreables; le reste de l'ile, avec une disposition differente, offroit un coup d'oeil bien different aussi: parmi ces monceaux de laves entassees sans ordre, regne une sterilite generale; et la couleur noire de ces roches volcaniques ajoutoit encore a l'aspect triste et monotone de cette petite ile.

    Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia Performed between the years 1818 and 1822 — Volume 1

  • The trees were big, made a good shade, and the little groups, seated about in the various bosquets, looked pretty and gay.

    Chateau and Country Life in France

  • It was a scene not to be forgotten, and Mr. Calvert stood gazing at it a long while -- at the softly playing fountains and the sombre bosquets and the sculptured groups on every hand, showing faintly in the moonlight.

    Calvert of Strathore

  • Mrs. McBride's party were to take their coffee in one of the _bosquets_ outside, and all got up from their table in a few minutes to go out.

    Beyond The Rocks A Love Story

  • "If you don't mind we shall go to the little café by the _lac_," I said -- "and then afterwards we can find another place and work again -- Burton will have had my wheeled chair brought down there, so we can choose a decent spot in one of the _bosquets_."

    Man and Maid

  • We are going to mount in a minute and search the bosquets.

    Famous Modern Ghost Stories

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