Bosom



the breast of a human being.
the breasts of a woman.
the part of a garment that covers the breast.
the breast, conceived of as the center of feelings or emotions.
something likened to the human breast:
the bosom of the earth.
a state of enclosing intimacy; warm closeness:
the bosom of the family.
of, relating to, or worn on or over the bosom.
intimate or confidential:
a bosom friend.
to take to the bosom; embrace; cherish.
to hide from view; conceal.
Contemporary Examples

You Missed It, Mofaz Bernard Avishai July 8, 2012
2012 Summit: Who’s On Stage March 5, 2012
Blood and Mud: A French Soldier’s WWI Memoir Vividly Describes Trench Warfare Marc Wortman April 30, 2014
The Saga of Whitney Houston’s Last Movie, ‘Sparkle’ Howard Rosenman February 12, 2012
Rooney Mara, Michelle Williams, Kristen Wiig: 2012 Oscars’ Best, Worst, and Wilted Robin Givhan February 26, 2012

Historical Examples

Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 66, No 405, July 1849 Various
Philothea Lydia Maria Child
Happy Days for Boys and Girls Various
The Old Manse (From “Mosses From An Old Manse”) Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Wild Man of the West R.M. Ballantyne

noun
the chest or breast of a person, esp the female breasts
the part of a woman’s dress, coat, etc, that covers the chest
a protective centre or part: the bosom of the family
the breast considered as the seat of emotions
(modifier) very dear; intimate: a bosom friend
verb (transitive)
to embrace
to conceal or carry in the bosom
n.

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