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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
boscage \bos"cage\, n. [OF. boscage grove, F. bocage, fr. LL.
boscus, buscus, thicket, wood. See 1st Bush.]
1. A growth of trees or shrubs; underwood; a thicket; thick
foliage; a wooded landscape.
2. (O. Eng. Law) Food or sustenance for cattle, obtained from
bushes and trees; also, a tax on wood.
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
18 Moby Thesaurus words for "boscage":
bosket, brake, canebrake, ceja, chamisal, chaparral, coppice,
copse, copsewood, covert, frith, motte, thicket, thickset,
underbrush, undergrowth, undershrubs, underwood
From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
BOSCAGE, Eng. law. That food which wood and trees yield to cattle.
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