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adj. — covered with bushes; full of thickets; bushy
— tipsy; worse for the drink

fm. early Middle English, bosk, meaning bush

first published. 1616

Who with thy saffron wings upon my flowers
Diffusest honey-drops, refreshing showers,
And with each end of thy blue bow dost crown
My bosky acres and my unshrubb’d down,
Rich scarf to my proud earth.

—William Shakespeare, The Tempest, IV.i.80–2 (Ceres)

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