having a specified type of bosom (usually used in combination):
a full-bosomed garment; the green-bosomed earth.
concealed or secreted in the 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.
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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
to conceal or carry in the bosom
(of a woman) having a large or prominent bosom. Historical Examples The Circassian Chief W.H.G. Kingston adjective (of a woman) having large breasts
any particle that obeys Bose-Einstein statistics: bosons have integral spins: 0, 1, 2, …. Contemporary Examples Give It Up for the Other Nobel Prize Winners Nina Strochlic October 11, 2013 Historical Examples South Sea Tales Jack London Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.2/3, 1836-1840 Duchesse De Dino A Handbook of the Cornish Language Henry […]
bosor Historical Examples The Antiquities of the Jews Flavius Josephus
a strait connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara. 18 miles (29 km) long. Historical Examples The Art of War Baron Henri de Jomini Peter the Hermit Daniel A. Goodsell In a Little Town Rupert Hughes The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever The Geography of Strabo, Volume II […]