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boscage


boscage


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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.