boscage


bos·cage

noun \ˈbäs-kij\

Definition of BOSCAGE

:  a growth of trees or shrubs :  thicket

Variants of BOSCAGE

bos·cage also bosk·age \ˈbäs-kij\

Examples of BOSCAGE

  1. <hidden from prying eyes by a leafy boscage, the cottage was the perfect trysting place>

Origin of BOSCAGE

Middle English boskage, from Anglo-French boscage, from bois forest, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German busk forest, bush
First Known Use: 14th century

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