boscage

noun
bos·cage | \ˈbä-skij \
variants: or less commonly boskage

Definition of boscage 

: a growth of trees or shrubs : thicket

Examples of boscage in a Sentence

hidden from prying eyes by a leafy boscage, the cottage was the perfect trysting place

First Known Use of boscage

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for boscage

Middle English boskage, from Anglo-French boscage, from bois forest, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German busk forest, bush

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