- Just a short walk across the bosky gardens of Sultan Ahmet Square is the renowned Blue Mosque, enchanting in its elegant symmetry and exquisite colour.
- In bosky little corners of England, tucked away down country lanes and suburban cul-de-sacs, are the remnants of pioneering experiments in modern living.
- The stylishly erratic gardens are a hedonist's delight, where Ferdinand thoughtfully provided a bosky chalet for his fat German mistress.
Late 16th century: from Middle English bosk, variant of bush1.
ambush from Middle English:
Ambush is from Old French embusche, based on late Latin inboscare from ‘in’ and boscus ‘wood’ also source of bush (Middle English) and bosky (late 16th century). It also gave French bouquet ‘clump of trees’, which entered English meaning ‘bunch of flowers’. The use of bouquet for the aroma from wine dates from the mid 19th century.
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