Bos´om   Pronunciation: bŎz´ŭm; 277
n.1.The breast of a human being; the part, between the arms, to which anything is pressed when embraced by them.
You must prepare your bosom for his knife.
- Shak.
2.The breasts of a woman; as, an ample bosom.
3.The breast, considered as the seat of the passions, affections, and operations of the mind; consciousness; secret thoughts.
If I covered my transgressions as Adam, by hiding my iniquity in my bosom.
- Job xxxi. 33.
4.Embrace; loving or affectionate inclosure; fold.
Within the bosom of that church.
- Hooker.
5.Any thing or place resembling the breast; a supporting surface; an inner recess; the interior; as, the bosom of the earth.
6.The part of the dress worn upon the breast; an article, or a portion of an article, of dress to be worn upon the breast; as, the bosom of a shirt; a linen bosom.
7.Inclination; desire.
8.A depression round the eye of a millstone.
a.1.Of or pertaining to the bosom.
2.Intimate; confidential; familiar; trusted; cherished; beloved; as, a bosom friend.
v. t.1.To inclose or carry in the bosom; to keep with care; to take to heart; to cherish.
[imp. & p. p. Bosomed (-ŭmd); p. pr. & vb. n. Bosoming.]
Bosom up my counsel,
You'll find it wholesome.
- Shak.
2.To conceal; to hide from view; to embosom.
Noun1.bosom - the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept; "his bosom was bursting with the secret"
2.bosom - a person's breast or chest
3.bosom - cloth that covers the chest or breasts
4.bosom - a close affectionate and protective acceptance; "his willing embrace of new ideas"; "in the bosom of the family"
Synonyms: embrace
5.bosom - the locus of feelings and intuitions; "in your heart you know it is true"; "her story would melt your bosom"
Synonyms: heart
6.bosom - either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
Synonyms: tit, titty, boob, breast, knocker
Verb1.bosom - hide in one's bosom; "She bosomed his letters"
2.bosom - hug, usually with fondness; "Hug me, please"; "They embraced"
Synonyms: hug, embrace, squeeze
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