noun boss·age \ˈbäsij, ˈbȯs-\

Definition of bossage



  1. :  the bosses in a piece of architecture considered as a feature of the architecture; also :  such bosses left in the rough for carving in position

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Origin and Etymology of bossage

French, from bosse boss (from Old French boce) + -age — more at 1boss

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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